700-730 Brook Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455

Melrose

Brownfield PCBs CVOCs SVOCs VOCs "Vapor Intrusion" housing

NYC Dept of Housing Preservation and Development and Pinnacle Ventures South Bronx Revitalization, Inc.

Site Description[1] 
This BCP Application is for investigation, remediation and redevelopment of the New Housing New York Legacy Project, Bronxchester Urban Renewal Area Site 1A. This vacant 1.59-acre, irregularly shaped parcel is located at 700-730 Brook Avenue in the Borough of the Bronx, New York. The Site is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of East 156th Street and Brook Avenue. Past uses of this property include a freight yard for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company, a provisions facility, and a gasoline station. Although the site is currently vacant, remnants of the foundations of the former gas station and provisions facility still exist. This Site was accepted into the BCP on 12/18/08. An Agreement was sent to the Applicant on the same day. The Department is waiting for the Applicant's response.

Site Environmental Assessment
Information submitted with the BCP application regarding the environmental conditions at the site are currently under review and will be revised as additional information becomes available. Known or suspected contaminants listed are petroleum, chlorinated solvents, SVOCs, metals, pesticides, PCBs and other VOCs. These contaminants are impacting the soil, groundwater, and soil gas.

Site Health Assessment
Information submitted with the BCP application regarding the conditions at the site are currently under review and will be revised as additional information becomes available.

Contaminants of Concern
Type of Waste Quantity
BENZ(A)ANTHRACENE UNKNOWN
BENZENE UNKNOWN
BENZO(A)PYRENE UNKNOWN
BENZO(B)FLUORANTHENE UNKNOWN
BENZO[K]FLUORANTHENE UNKNOWN
CHROMIUM UNKNOWN
Chrysene UNKNOWN
LEAD UNKNOWN
MAGNESIUM UNKNOWN
MANGANESE UNKNOWN
METHYL-TERT-BUTYL ETHER (MTBE) UNKNOWN
TOLUENE UNKNOWN
XYLENE (MIXED) UNKNOWN

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