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ENB Region 2 Notices 1/6/2021

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Fact Sheet

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from 16103-11 29th Avenue LLC for a site known as 161-03 29th Avenue, site ID #C241247. This site is located in the City of Flushing, within the County of Queens, and is located at 161-03 - 161-11 29th Avenue.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repositories once reopened, located at the Queens Public Library Auburndale Branch, 22-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11358; and at the Queens Community Board 7, 133-32 41st Road, Room 3B, Flushing, NY 11355.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Steven Wu, NYS DEC - Region 2 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY, 11101, Phone: (718) 482-6725, E-mail: All comments must be submitted by February 5, 2021.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at:

We would also encourage those interested in receiving information on future activities at this site or any other site to sign up to NYS DEC's Contaminated Sites E-mail List at:

What is the Brownfield Cleanup Program?

New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) is designed to encourage private-sector cleanups of brownfields and to promote their redevelopment as a means to revitalize economically blighted communities. The BCP is an alternative to "greenfield" (land not previously developed or contaminated) development and is intended to remove some of the barriers to, and provide tax incentives for, the redevelopment of brownfields. Since its inception (2003), the BCP has catalyzed the cleanup of more than 300 contaminated sites statewide and incentivized redevelopment. There are more than 350 active sites in the BCP.

Additional information on the New York State's Brownfield program is available at NYS DEC's website:

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