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|Date:||26 Apr 2001 15:45:43 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Senate Oks Bill to Clean Up Sites"|
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010426/pl/brownfields_5.html Thursday April 26 1:25 AM ET Senate OKs Bill to Clean Up Sites By JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The government would assist in cleaning up more than 500,000 abandoned industrial sites across the nation under a bill passed Wednesday by the Senate. The legislation, approved by a 99-0 vote, would provide $200 million a year for the cleanups and encourage developers to build on the sites by insulating them from future Superfund lawsuits if additional toxic wastes are found. Developers have been reluctant to buy the mildly contaminated ``brownfields,'' many of them in inner cities, fearing the Environmental Protection Agency (news - web sites) would step in and subject them to Superfund liability. continued... http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010426/pl/brownfields_5.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To read CPEO's archived Brownfields messages visit http://www.cpeo.org/lists/brownfields If this email has been forwarded to you and you'd like to subscribe, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ==^================================================================ EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://igc.topica.com/u/?aVxieR.aVGyPL Or send an email To: email@example.com This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org T O P I C A -- Learn More. Surf Less. Newsletters, Tips and Discussions on Topics You Choose. http://www.topica.com/partner/tag01 ==^================================================================
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