|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 4 Oct 2008 09:38:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Orphan aerospace site in Orlando, Florida|
Orlando, the 'City Beautiful,' weighs paying to clean up toxic mess Kevin Spear and Mark Schlueb Orlando Sentinel (FL) October 4, 2008Orlando leaders are considering whether to come up with nearly $13 million to clean up a toxic mess near downtown that the city didn't cause and doesn't have to pay for.
One big motivation behind the deal: "The City Beautiful" does not want the federal government to declare one of its core neighborhoods a Superfund site. If that happened, Mayor Buddy Dyer said, property values could plummet.
The city will consider a proposal Monday to purge an industrial chemical contaminating 40 acres near Lake Highland Preparatory School. The plan also includes selling some of the land to the private school for sports uses.
... For the entire article, see http://www.orlandosentinel.com/orl-asectce04100408oct04,0,74397.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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