|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 30 Jun 2008 13:52:10 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Solar manufacturing in Niagara Falls, New York|
Hope for a new chapter Silicon production in Niagara Falls could bolster "green" economy Buffalo News June 30, 2008Globe Specialty Metals is promising to locate in Niagara Falls, spending $60 million to reconfigure the existing metallurgical-grade silicon plant on Highland Avenue, which closed in 2003, to produce silicon products for the solar power industry.
There's a lot to like in that promise. The project would revive a distressed brownfield area in Niagara Falls, and Globe proposes that a quarter of its production can be earmarked to induce a solar panel manufacturer to the area. The state would gain significant leverage - the ability to offer 25 percent of what Globe is manufacturing - in its efforts to lure spinoff industry to an area that needs redevelopment attention.
... For the entire article, see http://www.buffalonews.com/149/story/381629.html -- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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