|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 27 Jul 2008 18:23:52 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Cuppers Cafe, Somerset, Massachusetts|
From brownfield to black gold By Marc Munroe Dion Wicked Local Somerset (MA) July 26, 2008 Somerset - Want a cup of coffee? Maybe a latte? How about a bagel? Look for the old gas station.At 1857 County St., in a former gas station now spruced up, husband and wife team Gayle and Mark Ulrich recently opened a monument to good coffee.
And persistence."I like to make things better," Gayle Ulrich said, sitting on a leather couch inside the spacious white-walled Cuppers Cafe, a new coffee and gathering place occupying a vintage 1964 gas station.
Before its current incarnation, the site was a brownfield, contaminated with gas and oil. The former owner removed the old gas tanks, but only went down 12 feet into the soil in a cleanup effort. Environmental agencies said that was eight feet too few.
... For the entire article, see http://www.wickedlocal.com/somerset/news/business/x390639897/From-brownfield-to-black-gold -- 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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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