|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 17 Feb 2009 07:45:45 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] McCook Field neighborhood, Dayton, Ohio - vapor response|
Change bringing new hope to McCook Field By Margo Rutledge Kissell Dayton Daily News (OH) February 17, 2009DAYTON - The Salvation Army is having an impact on the McCook Field neighborhood, although completion of the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is still 15 months away.
"We're really seeing their outreach," said Jerry Bowling III, president of the McCook Field Neighborhood Association.
The $40 million project to construct four new buildings and renovate the historic Duncarrick mansion was delayed several months because the property falls within a plume of contaminated groundwater near the Behr Dayton Thermal Products plant, 1600 Webster St.
...It hired Massachusetts-based environmental consultant GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. to help deal with the trichloroethyrene, or TCE, a chemical used as a degreaser that's in the groundwater. The company designed a system that involves installing a barrier resistant to contaminants like TCE under the four new buildings at the site. In addition, a ventilation system to exhaust hazardous vapors that could build up underground will be installed below each barrier. It will collect any trapped vapors and send them through PVC pipes that will extend to the roof line of each building, according to Jeff Rowell, vice president of GZA.
... For the entire article, see http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2009/02/17/ddn021709mccookinside.html -- 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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