350 Rising Site (Bronx) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Draft Work Plans

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DEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application and Draft Work Plans for Site on Grand Concourse, Bronx

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application, Draft Interim Remedial Measure Work Plan, and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from 350 Rising LLC for a site known as 350 Rising, site ID #C203153. This site is located in the Borough of the Bronx within the County of the Bronx, and is located at 350 Grand Concourse.

Access the application, work plans and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C203153/. The documents also are available at the document repository located at New York Public Library-Woodstock Library Branch, 761 E. 160th Street, Bronx, NY 10456 and Bronx Community Board District 1, 3030 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications and work plans. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Steven Walsh at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7016; via email at steven.walsh@dec.ny.gov; or by calling 518-402-9824. All comments must be submitted by April 8, 2022.

Site information can be viewed by entering the site ID noted above at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/index.cfm?pageid=3

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: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html