|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 1 Sep 2008 21:26:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Dayton Steel Foundry, Muncie, Indiana|
Foundry dump has redevelopment potential By SETH SLABAUGH Muncie Star Press (IN) September 1, 2008MUNCIE -- The city of Muncie is planning to conduct an investigation of the soil and groundwater across the street from the former Dayton Steel Foundry (Dayton Walter Corp.), 600 E. Highland Ave.
City officials believe the nine-acre brownfield site, bordered by McCulloch Park, White River, Cardinal Greenway and Highland, has redevelopment potential.
"It's a decent location," said Gretchen Cheesman, director of the city's Unsafe Building Hearing Authority. "It could be used for residential purposes. It has a nice river view."
An Indianapolis consulting firm named Symbiont recently completed an environmental assessment of the site, which is mostly wooded now.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thestarpress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080901/NEWS01/809010360/1002 -- 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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