2112 Middle Country Road Site (Centereach) - Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application

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DEC Invites Public Comment About Brownfield Application for Site on Middle Country Rd., Centereach

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from OSJ of Centereach, LLC for a site known as 2112 Middle Country Road, site ID #C152271. This site is located in the Hamlet of Centereach, in the Town of Brookhaven within the County of Suffolk, and is located at 2112 to 2150 Middle Country Road.

Access the application and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: https://www.dec.ny.gov/data/DecDocs/C152271. The documents also are available at the document repository located at Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, NY 11720.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Melissa Sweet at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7015; via email at melissa.sweet@dec.ny.gov or by calling 518-402-9614. All comments must be submitted by April 22, 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