Latest Updates

SLDC is seeking public comment and input on the Draft FY 20-21 Application to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfield Clean Up Grant, including the Analysis of Brownfield Grant Alternatives (ABCA), specifically to address the receipt of funding to conduct environmental remediation for the parcels of land at 117-125 and 129 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut. St. Luke’s will conduct a Virtual Public Meeting on October 19, 2020 beginning at 6:00 pm and ending when all attendees have had an opportunity to comment. If you or your organization is interested in participating in the Virtual Public Meeting, please send an email to  with “Virtual Public Hearing – Brownfield Cleanup Grant” in the “Subject” line. An e-mail link will be sent to all registered participants using the Zoom application. 

The draft ABCA document is posted here for your review. Please feel free to send all questions, comments, concerns, or complaints relating to this grant application or the ABCA document to

The Contract for remediation of 34 and 36 Sperry Street was awarded to  BESTECH

It is expected that the buildings will come down sometime in October 2020. SLDC thanks all those who contributed generously to raise the funds for the start of this important part of the Whalley Avenue, Sperry and Dickerman Streets project. 

SLDC is happy to announce that it is officially one of the recipients of CBI’s Fall 2020 Municipal Assistance Program.

SLDC thanks Dr. Nefeli Bompoti and her graduate students at the UCONN Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for working with SLDC to get the grant