Hunts Point Parcel E-2 (Bronx) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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Public Comment Invited About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site at SE Intersection of Food Center Dr. and Halleck St., Bronx

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from New York City Department of Small Business Services for a site known as Hunts Point Parcel E-2, site ID #C203095. This site is located in the Borough of Bronx, within the County of Bronx, and is located at the SE Intersection of Food Center Dr. and Halleck St.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repositories located at Woodstock Library, 761 East 160th St, Bronx, 10456 and Bronx Community Board #2, 1029 East 163rd St –Rm 202, Bronx, 10459.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Ronnie Lee at NYSDEC-DER, 625 Broadway-12th Fl, Albany, NY 12233-7016; via email at or by calling 518-402-9615. All comments must be submitted by September 29, 2017.

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

What is the Brownfield Cleanup Program?

New York’s Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) is designed is 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: