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Brownfield Cleanup Program Public Notice

A Brownfield Cleanup Program application has been filed for the Town of Islip.

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Islip, NY - September 25, 2013 - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from General Electric Company for a site known as the Former Baron Blakeslee Site, site ID #C152204. This site is located in the Town of Islip, within the County of Suffolk, and is located at 86 Cleveland Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than October 25, 2013. The application is available for review at:

Brentwood Public Library
34 Second Avenue
Brentwood, NY 11717-4642

Information regarding the site, the application, and how to submit comments can be found at or send comments to Robert Corcoran, Project ManagerNYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Remedial Bureau A, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-7015; 518-402-9620; or at

General information about New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program can be found at