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Tag Archives: brownfields

Grant will help clean up neighborhood

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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Report looks at brownfield tax credits

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 ...

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Community association restores brownfields

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 ...

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NAIOP wants to keep Brownfields program

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 ...

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