2008 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 20:26:29 -0800 (PST)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Independence, Missouri methane intrusion case
Missouri Attorney General's News Release
January 16, 2008

Stone Canyon developers must track methane migration, stop residential 
construction under judgment obtained by Nixon

Independence, Mo. - The developers of The Links at Stone Canyon, a 
residential and golf course project in Independence, must stop 
residential construction and take immediate steps to investigate and 
control the migration of methane and other subsurface gases, Attorney 
General Jay Nixon says.

Nixon obtained a partial consent judgment and preliminary injunction 
which he says was necessary because of concerns about gas from the 
development, which is being built by The Links at Stone Canyon Inc., 
Sailors-Woods Development LLC and T.E. Woods Construction Inc. on the 
site of two now-closed sanitary landfills. The order was signed by 
Jackson County Circuit Judge Marco Roldan on Tuesday (Jan. 15).

"There are serious and legitimate concerns about methane or other gases 
leaving the site of this old landfill site because of the construction 
taking place there and posing a hazard to human health because of their 
explosive nature," Nixon says. "This order requires appropriate measures 
to be taken to assess the level of risk and to control the migration of 


For the entire release, see


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545
Fax: 650/961-8918

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