71 New Street Project Site (Huntington) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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Public Comment Invited About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on New St., Huntington

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 71 New Street Huntington LLC for a site known as 71 New Street Project, site ID #C152248. This site is located in the Town of Huntington, within the County of Suffolk, and is located at 71 New Street, Huntington, NY 11746.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the Huntington Public Library, 383 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager John Sheehan at NYSDEC Region 1, 50 Circle Road, SUNY - Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11790; via email at john.sheehan@dec.ny.gov or by calling 631-444-0244. All comments must be submitted by September 1, 2017.

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

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 State's Brownfield program is available at DEC’s website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html