Another Brownfield Application Submitted on West St.

by Heather Van De Mark on

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup application and a Remedial Investigation Work Plan for 43-57 West Street and 2-24 Oak Street, aka the Greenpoint Marina, from 24 Oak LLC and 57 West LLC. The site ID is #C224190.

The application can be viewed at the Greenpoint branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (107 Norman Ave. at Leonard St.) or online using the Environmental Site Remediation Database Search Page.

Excerpts from the online database:

  • The site includes all of Oak Street and the southern half of Noble Street west of West Street. Site Features: Improvements to the site include asphalt- and concrete-paved areas in the southwestern and eastern portions of the site, and a rip-rap stabilized shoreline.
  • Past Use of the Site: The site was previously used as a shipyard, coal storage, machine shop, manufacturing, milling operations, a trucking facility, and a testing laboratory.
  • Classification: A – The classification assigned to a non-registry site in any remedial program where work is underway and not yet complete (i. e., Brownfield Cleanup Program, Environmental Restoration Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program and RCRA Corrective action Program sites). This may be used for Manufactured Gas Plant sites or those being remediated under an EPA Cooperative Agreement.
  • Information submitted with the BCP application regarding the environmental/health conditions at the site are currently under review and will be revised as additional information becomes available.

Comments on this application should be submitted by June 27, 2014:
Manfred Magloire, Project Manager
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation – Region 2
47-40 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-482-7744

Heather Van De Mark

Heather Van De Mark

Heather is a designer/writer specializing in non-profit organizations and social causes. Originally from central NY, Heather settled into the charming Greenpoint neighborhood in 2011. While most of her community activism takes place from behind a computer screen, Heather can often be found at CB1 meetings, the McCarren Park track and any of the parks along the waterfront.