|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:07:33 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] New York State brownfields program "in flux"|
NY eco-cleanup plan in flux by Jon Campbell Rochester Democrat & Chronicle June 17, 2014 ALBANY – Time is running out for the state's brownfields cleanup program, and what is decided could impact several Rochester-area projects. Environmental groups are pushing state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reshape the state's soon-to-expire tax credits for developing brownfields as negotiations between the Senate and Assembly continue. Since 2006, the state has distributed more than $1 billion in tax credits to companies that clean and develop brownfield sites — land that has been environmental contaminated by industrial use. The Brownfield Cleanup Program, however, is set to expire in 2015, and developers are looking for certainty of the future of the program before applying for incentives. … For the entire article, see http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2014/06/17/new-york-brownfield-cleanup-alan-knauf/10671753/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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