Broome Street Parking Lot Site (Manhattan) - NYSDEC Invites Public Comment on Brownfield Application

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NYSDEC Invites the Public to Comment About a Brownfield Application for a Site on Broome Street, Manhattan

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from GO Broome LLC for a site known as Broome Street Parking Lot Site, site ID #C231137. This site is located in the Borough of Manhattan, within the County of New York, and is located on Broome Street between Norfolk and Suffolk Streets.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the New York Public Library – Seward Branch, 192 East Broadway, New York, NY, 10002; and at the Manhattan Community Board 3, 59 East 4th Street, New York, NY, 10003.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Meghan Medwid at 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016; via email at; or by calling (518) 402-9768. All comments must be submitted by October 18, 2019.

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: