Kissena Center Site (Flushing) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Work Plan

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NYSDEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application and Draft Investigation Plan for Site on Kissena Blvd., Flushing, Queens

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from Kimco Kissena Center LLC for a site known as the Kissena Center Site, site ID #C241231. This site is located in the neighborhood of Flushing, within the County of Queens, and is located at 46-15 to 46-31 Kissena Boulevard.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan, and other relevant documents are available at:

Queens Library at Flushing
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY, 11355


Queens Community Board 7
133-32 41st Road, Suite 3B
Flushing, NY, 11355

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Aaron Fischer at 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016; via email at; or by calling (518) 406-9768. All comments must be submitted by April 26.

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 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: