St. Clair Hotel Dry Cleaning Site (Yonkers) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Draft Work Plan

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DEC Invites the Public to Comment About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application and Draft Work Plan for Site on Main St. & Riverdale Ave., Yonkers

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from St. Clair Development, LLC, for a site known as the St. Clair Hotel Dry Cleaning Site, site ID #C360220. This site is located in the City of Yonkers, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 32, 36 & 38 Main Street and 1 & 3 Riverdale Avenue.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repository located at the Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY, 10701.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Salvatore Priore, P.E., at 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7014; via email at, or by calling (518) 402-9665. All comments must be submitted by December 10, 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: