Former Mohawk Furniture Site (V. of Broadalbin) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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Public Comment Invited About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on Mill St., Village of Broadalbin

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Bayer Land Development, LLC for a site known as Former Mohawk Furniture, site ID #C518025. This site is located in the Village of Broadalbin, within the County of Fulton, and is located at 5 Mill Street.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Broadalbin Village Hall, 16 West Main Street, Broadalbin, NY 12025.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Steven Scharf at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7015; via email at or by calling 518-402-9625. All comments must be submitted by December 15, 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: