Seton Brilla Charter School Site (Bronx) - 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 Jerome Ave., Bronx

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Action Work Plan from 2-6 East Tremont Avenue LLC for a site known as Seton Brilla Charter School, site ID #C203152. This site is located in the Morris Heights neighborhood of the Borough of Bronx, and is located at 1956 Jerome Avenue.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Action Work Plan and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents will also be available at the document repositories, located at the Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY, 10458; and at the Bronx Community Board 5, Bronx Community College, University Ave & West 181st Street, Bronx, NY, 10456.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Rafi Alam at 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016; via email at or by calling (518) 402-8606. All comments must be submitted by March 19, 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: