PRD Electronics Manufacturing Site (Brooklyn) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Draft Work Plan

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DEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application and Draft Work Plan for Site on Tillary Ave. & Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application, Remedial Investigation Report and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan from YYY Brooklyn NY LLC for a site known as PRD Electronics Manufacturing Site, site ID #C224342. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 202-208 Tillary Avenue (a/k/a 67-73 Prince Street) and adjacent parcel on Myrtle Avenue.

Access the application, work plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repository once reopened, located at Brooklyn Public Library-Walt Whitman Branch, 93 St. Edwards Street, Brooklyn, NY 11205 and Brooklyn Community Board 2, 3550 Jay Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications and work plans. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Michael Sollecito at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7016 via email at or by calling 518-402-2198. All comments must be submitted by February 5, 2022.

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: