Between Berry& Wythe and N 12th & N 13th, Brooklyn, NY 11211


superfund VOCs "vapor intrusion" MGP

Site Description[1] 
Location: The Wythe Avenue (Berry Street)Holder Station is comprised of ten parcels of land located in Brooklyn, New York, Kings County. The site is bounded by North 13th Street, North 12th Street and Wythe Avenue. Site Features: The main site features include several large warehouse buildings, loading docks and a paved parking lot in the NNE corner. Current Zoning/Use(s): The current land use for the parcels includes industrial and manufacturing. Historical Use(s): The gas holder and associated buildings operated at the site from sometime between 1903 and 1908 until sometime between 1951 and 1965. The holders operated sloely as gas distribution holders. No gas production facilities were present at the site. In 1965 the holders and all associated MGP buildings were dismantled when the property was sold. Geology and Hydrogeology: Although site-specific geologic information is not yet available, the area is typically underlain by up to 20 feet of urban fill material, then various layers of gravelly sands, silts and clays. bedrock is typically located between 90 and 100 feet below ground surface. Groundwater is typically found between 10 and 12 feet bgs, and generally flows to the southwest.

Site Environmental Assessment
Pre-Remediation: Site Characterization work is tentatively scheduled for early spring, 2012.

Site Health Assessment
The NYSDOH will evaluate the potential for impacts to public health from exposure to site contaminants once sufficient information from the investigation of the site becomes available for review.

Contaminants of Concern
Type of Waste Quantity of Waste
  1. DEC Environmental Site Remediation Database.  Site Name: "K - Wythe Ave. Station".




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