Governor Cuomo Announces Comprehensive $35 Million Cleanup for Former Bethlehem Steel Site

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 20:56

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that under a Consent Order with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Tecumseh Redevelopment, Inc.  and its parent corporation ArcelorMittal USA are responsible for a comprehensive cleanup estimated to cost at least $35 million at the former site of Bethlehem Steel in Lackawanna, New York. The Consent Order requires the completion of the cleanup of the former industrial site under the State Superfund and Corrective Action programs. In addition to addressing contamination at the site, the cleanup will provide public access to the waterfront after remediation, among other environmental and recreational benefits.