Hamilton Hill II - Target Area 1 Site (City of Schenectady) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Amendment Application

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NYSDEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Amendment Application for Site on Albany St., Schenectady

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) Amendment application from Hamilton Hill II Limited Partnership for a site known as Hamilton Hill II – Target Area 1 Site, site ID #C447052. This site is located in the City of Schenectady, within the County of Schenectady, and is located at 830, 831 and 834 Albany Street.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Schenectady County Public Library, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Joshua Haugh at NYSDEC, 1130 North Westscott Road, Schenectady, NY 12306-2014; via email at joshua.haugh@dec.ny.gov or by calling 518-357-2045. All comments must be submitted by June 7, 2019.

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