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Rochester Steel Treating Works Site (Rochester) – Public Comment Invited on Brownfield Application and Work Plan

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Public Comment Invited About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application and Draft Investigation Work Plan for Site on East Main St., Rochester

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application and Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan from Rochester Steel Treating Works Inc. for a site known as *Rochester Steel Treating Works, site ID #C828210*. This site is located in the City of Rochester, within the County of Monroe, and is located at 962, 966 and 972-974 East Main Street.

A copy of the application, Draft Remedial Investigation Work Plan and other relevant documents are available at the document repository located at Rochester Public Library – Sully Branch, 530 Webster Avenue, Rochester, 14609.

There are several ways to comment on BCP applications. Comments can be submitted to the site Project Manager Danielle Miles at NYSDEC-Region 8, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414; via email at danielle.miles@dec.ny.gov; or by calling 585-226-5349. *All comments must be submitted by November 9, 2018.*

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

*What is the Brownfield Cleanup Program?*

New Yorks 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 300 contaminated sites statewide and incentivized redevelopment. There are more than 350 active sites in the BCP.

Additional information on the State’s Brownfield program is available at DECs website: www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8450.html

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