NYS DEC Invites Public Comment About Proposal to Address Contamination at Brownfield Site on Huntington Street, Brooklyn

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The public is invited to comment on a proposed remedy being reviewed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), in consultation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), to address contamination related to the 240 Huntington Street site (“site”) located at 240 Huntington Street, Brooklyn, NY. Based on the findings… Read more »

Gowanus Canal CAG Land Use Committee Meeting

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The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s Land Use Committee will conduct its April 6, 2021 meeting via Zoom conference. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89550255124?pwd=UkJzbDI2VVlHa3BodlVPZHN2dVZEUT09 Meeting ID: 895 5025 5124Password: 459738 Dial by your location:+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Agenda: Eastern Effects Update from Dan Wiley (Office of Rep. Nydia Velázquez) Discussion of draft resolution/letter Past… Read more »

Con Edison Third Avenue Yard to be remediated under State Brownfield Cleanup Program; NYSDEC accepting comments through September 8th

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced recently that the Con Edison Third Avenue Yard will be remediated under the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program. NYSDEC will accept public comments on the draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan through September 8, 2017. The Third Avenue Yard is a nearly seven-acre site bounded to the north… Read more »

NYSDEC Announces Start of Remediation Work at Gowanus Canal Northside Brownfield Site

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is beginning remediation of the Gowanus Canal Northside site (also known as the Bayside Fuel Oil Depot) under New York State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program. Work will include dismantling and removing oil storage tanks, piping and associated shallow contaminated soil for disposal off-site, in preparation of a full Remedial Investigation. Based… Read more »