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ENB Region 2 Notices 3/24/2021

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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 50th & 5th LIC LLC for a site known as Former FO Pierce Company, site ID #C241251. This site is located in the Town of Long Island City, within the County of Queens, and is located at 2-33 50th 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 Borough Public Library, 3744 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101; the Queens Community Board 2, 43-22 50th Street, Suite 2B, Woodside, NY 11377.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Daniel McNally, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7015, Phone: (518) 402-9143, E-mail: All comments must be submitted by April 23, 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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