How to Comment on the Tonawanda Coke Remedial Investigation – Deadline (Extended)August 30

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has released the Riverview Innovation and Technology Campus Plan for sampling toxics at the former Tonawanda Coke site.  The sampling plan, known as a Remedial Investigation Work Plan, is the foundational document inside of the Brownfield Cleanup Program that will set the course for future soil, water, air and vegetation sampling, and ultimately the quality of cleanup,  on the site. The plan can be found on the DEC’s website and is now available for a 30-day public comment period.

  • Our template and detailed information on how to send a public comment to the DECRemember that all comments must be submitted no later than August 30th and should be sent to DEC Project Manager
  • Benjamin McPherson, 270 Michigan Ave., Buffalo, NY14203 or email to benjamin.mcpherson@dec.ny.gov using the site name and number: Site Number: C915353 . Riverview Innovation & Technology Campus Brownfield Cleanup Site- Remedial Investigation Work Plan
  • Here is the official fact sheet sent out by the DEC on the Remedial Investigation Work Plan
  • Our online petition for the establishment of a Community Advisory Group on Cleanup for the site
  • Our Brownfield process video and handout
  • We have attached a graphic you can share on social media to encourage your friends, family and neighbors to sign onto our petition!
  • Become a member or supporter of Clean Air! We fund our work with grassroots fundraising dollars so we can be accountable to the community.
  • Please email Emily if you would like to talk more about joining our campaign team! This work is not over and we need all hands on deck! Emily@cacwny.org
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