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ENB Region 4 Notices 7/21/2021

Public Notice

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Lincoln Avenue Development II, LLC for a site known as 950 5th Street, site ID #C401082. This site is located in the Town of Colonie, within the County of Albany, and is located at 950 5th Street, Watervliet, NY.

Access the application and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repository located at William K. Sanford Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Joshua Haugh, NYS DEC - Region 4 Office, Division of Environmental Remediation, 1130 North Westcott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306-2014, Phone: (518) 357-2008, E-mail: All comments must be submitted by August 20, 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:

Shandaken SPDES Semi-Annual Meeting

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) is pleased to announce that the next semi-annual public meeting, held per the Shandaken SPDES permit, will be on Thursday, August 26th at 10:00 a.m. NYC DEP will discuss the progress of activities conducted pursuant to the SPDES permit. Due to the Corona virus pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely. Participants may join by phone by calling 347-921-5612, Conference ID: 627 954 713#.

The meeting is open to the public and public input is welcome.

Contact: Kimberlee Kane, NYC DEP, 465 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 749-5309, E-mail:

Negative Declaration

Montgomery County - The New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Route 5S over Canajoharie Creek Bridge Rehabilitation will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rehabilitation of the bridge (BIN 1002830) carrying NYS Route 5S over Canajoharie Creek within the Canajoharie Historic District. This bridge rehabilitation project will involve replacement of the superstructure and bridge approaches, concrete substructure repairs, repaving and restriping pavement within the existing curb line, and replacing existing sidewalks and curb ramps within the project limits. There will be no tree-cutting and no Right-of-Way acquisitions, but in water work will be required for bridge substructure repairs. The project is located on NYS Route 5S in the Village of Canajoharie, New York.

Contact: Brian Hoffmann, NYS DOT, 207 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501, Phone: (315) 793-2429, E-mail:

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