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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has revised the proposed amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 375, Environmental Remediation Programs, which were initially proposed on June 10, 2015 to meet the statutory mandates in Part BB of Chapter 56 of the Laws of 2015, which amended and added new language to Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) Article 27, Title 14 (Brownfield Cleanup Program, BCP) and certain other laws.
Based on comments received in 2015 during the public comment period and public hearing, DEC made substantive revisions to the “underutilized” definition; one minor technical change to the “affordable housing project” definition; and no changes to the “brownfield site” definition. DEC prepared an Assessment of Public Comment and revised the Express Terms and supporting rule making documents.
A Notice of Revised Rule Making was published in the State Register on March 9, 2016.
The public comment period ends on April 8, 2016.