Sunset Industrial Site (Brooklyn) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Work Plans

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DEC Invites the Public to Comment About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application, Draft Interim Remedial Measures Work Plan, and Draft Investigation Plan for Site on 20th St., Bronx

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Interim Remedial Measures/ Remedial Investigation Work Plan from SIP Holdings Venture, LLC for a site known as Sunset Industrial Park, site ID #C224148. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 74 20th Street.

Access the application, Draft Interim Remedial Measures/ Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repositories once reopened, located at the Brooklyn Public Library – Park Slope Branch, 431 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11215; and at the Brooklyn Community Board District 7, 4201 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11232.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Nathan Freeman, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016; via email at; or by calling (518) 402-9768. All comments must be submitted by November 20, 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: