|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 17 Oct 2008 20:26:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Logan County Hospital site, Russellville, Kentucky|
State to provide free assessment on old hospital By Chris Cooper News-Democrat & Leader (KY) Tuesday, October 14, 2008Daniel Phelps has been appointed as project manager for the phase one assessment of the old Logan County Hospital.
Phelps will be conducting the survey through the state's Energy and Environmental Cabinet, which provides free environmental assessment for projects that may qualify as brownfields.
In United States city planning, "brownfield land" (or simply a brownfield) is land previously used for industrial purposes or certain commercial uses. The land may be contaminated by low concentrations of hazardous waste or pollution and has the potential to be reused once it is cleaned up.
It is expected the old hospital, which the city of Russellville recently purchased for $150,000 from William Forgy, may contain asbestos and lead paint among other contaminants.
... For the entire article, see http://www.newsdemocratleader.com/articles/2008/10/14/news/news02.txt -- 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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