3077 Union Road Site (T. of Orchard Park) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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NYSDEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application for Site on Union Rd., Town of Orchard Park

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 570 DAB 4, LLC for a site known as 3077 Union Road Site, site ID #C915349. This site is located in the Town of Orchard Park within the County of Erie and is located at 3077 Union Road.

A copy of the application and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at the West Seneca Branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1300 Union Road, West Seneca, NY 14224.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager David Locey at NYSDEC, 270 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14203-2915; via email at david.locey@dec.ny.gov or by calling 716-851-7220. All comments must be submitted by December 6, 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