Sutter Crossing Site (Brooklyn) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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DEC Invites the Public to Comment About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on Sutter Ave. & Sheffield Ave., Brooklyn

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from Sutter Crossing Apartments, L.P. for a site known as Sutter Crossing, site ID #C224331. This site is located in the East New York neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn within the County of Kings, and is located at 600 Sutter Avenue and 350 Sheffield Avenue.

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 Stone Avenue Library, 581 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11212.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Melissa Sweet at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7015; via email at or by calling 518-402-9614. All comments must be submitted by October 29, 2021.

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 500 contaminated sites statewide and incentivized redevelopment. There are more than 550 active sites in the BCP.

Additional information on the State's Brownfield program is available at DEC’s website: