Hawkeye Trade Center and Residences - 1A Site (Rochester) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on St. Paul St., Rochester

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from WBS Capital Inc for a site known as Hawkeye Trade Center and Residences - 1A, site ID #C828207. This site is located in the City of Rochester, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 1447 St Paul St.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Lincoln Branch Library, 851 Joseph Ave, Rochester 14621.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Danielle Miles at NYSDEC-Region 8, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414; via email at danielle.miles@dec.ny.gov; or by calling 585-226-5349. All comments must be submitted by July 13, 2018.

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