The Brownfield Cleanup Program was enacted in 2003 to encourage private development of former brownfield parcels. The program was amended in June 2008 to cap tax credits, and those tax credits were scheduled to expire in December 2015. As part ...Read More »
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A $200,000 Brownfield grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will be used to develop a comprehensive plan to clean up the Jay Orchard Street Neighborhood. The Orchard-Whitney site has been home to numerous industrial entities since the 1900s, but has been vacant ...
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New York state is issuing too much tax credit for the development of formerly contaminated brownfield sites in areas that aren’t located where the money is needed, according to a report released by the Albany-based environmental protection watchdog group Environmental ...Read More »
As George H. Moses, executive director of the nonprofit Group 14621 Community Association Inc., explains, brownfield site clean up and remediation is something the City of Rochester commonly does, but that is unique for a community organization. Rochester has a ...Read More »
The Upstate New York Chapter of NAIOP, a commercial real estate development association, is calling on the state Senate and Assembly to include the Brownfields program in their respective budget submissions. The association, joined by its New York City and ...Read More »
Contaminated and previously contaminated brownfield sites abound in western New York, and two of the biggest ones have been selected by the Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Laboratory, as possible solar or wind ...Read More »