|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 20 Sep 2008 12:41:11 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Weld Built Wreckers and Carriers, Wyandanch, Babylon, New York|
Babylon to buy four acres of Wyandanch brownfield BY CHAU LAM Long Island Newsday (NY) September 19, 2008Babylon has agreed to buy four acres of brownfield property in the heart of downtown Wyandanch for $2.9 million in cash, and town officials plan to clean up the contamination, then sell it.
The purchase will help Babylon redevelop Wyandanch - a project the town embarked on in 2003, Supervisor Steven Bellone said in a statement.
Bellone, who noted that the town is developing an urban renewal plan for Wyandanch, said the property could be used for various purposes, including a parking lot.
The property, which consists of seven contiguous parcels, is near the Wyandanch Long Island Rail Road station.
The site has been home to Weld Built Wreckers and Carriers, which has been manufacturing towing equipment since 1948.
... For the entire article, see http://www.newsday.com/news/local/suffolk/ny-liwyan195848889sep19,0,6719311.story -- 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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