|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:25:53 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] New York state "Brownfield Cleanup Program extended to March 2017"|
Brownfield Cleanup Program extended to March 2017 By THOMAS ADAMS Rochester Business Journal (NY) June 20, 2014Legislation to extend the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program was passed Friday by the Senate, following passage by the Assembly, and will be sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be signed into law, officials announced Friday.
The bill would continue the brownfield program through March 31, 2017, and increases bonding by $300 million for the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Superfund program, Senate representatives said in a statement.
"The Brownfield Cleanup Program is a critical tool that encourages private investment in communities to get vacant and abandoned properties cleaned up and back on the tax rolls," said Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, who sponsored the bill.
... For the entire article, see http://www.rbj.net/article.asp?aID=209729 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.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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