Former Rome Turney Development Site (City of Rome) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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NYSDEC Invites Public to Comment About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on Canal St., City of Rome

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Rome Turney, LLC for a site known as Former Rome Turney Development Site, site ID #C633090. This site is located in the City of Rome, within the County of Oneida and is located at 109 Canal Street.

Access the application and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repository once reopened, located at Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St, Rome, NY 13440.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Rachel Gardner at NYSDEC, 317 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601-3787; via email at or by calling 315-785-2513. All comments must be submitted by July 24, 2020.

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: