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ENB Region 2 Notices 7/20/2022

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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 Waterfront Living II LLC for a site known as 188 East 135th Street Redevelopment Site, site ID #C203156. This site is located in the Borough of Bronx, and is located at 188 East 135th Street.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C203156/. The documents also are available at the document repository located at the Mott Haven Library, 321 East 140th Street, Bronx, NY 10454; and at the Bronx Community Board 1, 3024 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Michael Sollecito, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-2198, E-mail: michael.sollecito@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by August 19, 2022.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/61092.html.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html.


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 Gowanus Douglass Street LLC for a site known as 251 Douglass Street, site ID #C224367. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 251 Douglass Street.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C224367/. The documents also are available at the document repository located at the Brooklyn Public Library Carroll Gardens Branch, 396 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217; and at the Brooklyn Community Board 6, 250 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: John Miller, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7014, Phone: (518) 402-9589, E-mail: john.miller@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by August 19, 2022.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/61092.html.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html.


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 ARE-NY Region No. 3 Holding, LLC, for a site known as Former Prestone Press, site ID #C241264. This site is located in Long Island City, within the County of Queens, and is located at 47-50 30th Street.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C241264/. The documents also are available at the document repository located at the Hunters Point Queens Public Library, 47-40 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY, 11109; and at the Queens Community Board 2, 43-22 50th Street, Room 2B, Woodside, NY, 11377.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to: Marnie Chancey, NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Remediation, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016, Phone: (518) 402-3262, E-mail: marnie.chancey@dec.ny.gov. All comments must be submitted by August 19, 2022.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/61092.html.

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: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html.


Negative Declaration

Queens County (Queens) - The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of Shoreline Protection Measures at Rockaway Community Park will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal to improve ecological conditions and infrastructure at Rockaway Community Park. Project activities include tidal wetland restoration and enhancement, upland ecological restoration, and infrastructure repairs and improvements. The project is located at the Rockaway Community Park in the Borough of Queens, New York.

Contact: Emily Humes, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, 830 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065, Phone: (212) 360-8195, E-mail: emily.humes@parks.nyc.gov.


Queens County (Queens) - The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation,, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Reconstruction of the Tide Gate Bridge and Hydraulic Systems will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC DPR), working with New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC), is planning to undertake the Reconstruction of the Tide Gate Bridge and Hydraulic Systems project (Proposed Project). The proposed project location is in Flushing Meadows‐Corona Park in Queens, New York. Tide Gate Bridge is an existing vehicle and pedestrian bridge in the northeast portion of Flushing Meadows‐Corona Park and carries Meridian Road, a loop road that provides access around the northern portion of the park, over the tidal basin at Flushing Creek. Below the bridge deck there are also hydraulic structures between the supporting piers that regulate tidal flow in Flushing Creek and drainage outflow from the park. The proposed project objective is to reconstruct the Tide Gate Bridge above the existing pier foundations (which are to remain) and replace and widen the bridge deck by 4 foot. Additionally, the proposed project involves installing new stainless‐steel tide and sluice gates to improve the hydraulic control system which is critical to regulating the water storage and surface water elevations in Meadow and Willow Lake, which also handle drainage system from the Grand Central Parkway and Van Wyck Expressway.

Contact: David Cuff, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, 830 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065, Phone: (212) 360-3492, E-mail: david.cuff@parks.nyc.gov.


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