Bedford Beverly Redevelopment 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 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from Bedford Beverly Acquisitions LLC for a site known as the Bedford Beverly Redevelopment Site, site ID #C224384. This site is located in the Borough of Brooklyn, within the County of Kings, and is located at 2359 and 2360 Bedford Avenue.

Access the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan, and other relevant documents online through the DECinfo Locator: The documents also are available at the document repositories located at the Brooklyn Public Library Rugby Branch, 1000 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11203; the Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush Branch, 22 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY, 11226; and at the Brooklyn Community Board 14, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11230.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Meghan Medwid at 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY, 12233-7016; via email at or by calling (518) 402-8610. All comments must be submitted by March 10, 2023.

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: