4 Fulton Square Site (Flushing) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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DEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application for Site on College Point Blvd., Flushing

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 3532 CPB LLC for a site known as 4 Fulton Square, site ID #C241262. This site is located in Flushing within the County of Queens, and is located at 35-32 College Point Boulevard.

Access the application and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C241262/. The documents also are available at the document repository located at Queens Public Library-Queensboro Hill Library, 60-05 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355 and Queens Community Board District 7, 133-32 41st Road, Room 3B, Flushing, NY 11355.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Madeleine Babick at NYSDEC, 47-40 21st St, Long Island City, NY 11101-5401 via email at madeleine.babick@dec.ny.gov or by calling 718-482-4992. All comments must be submitted by April 15, 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