|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 2 Nov 2009 17:40:51 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Rahway, New Jersey arts development|
Rahway hopes brownfields money will kickstart new arts development By Eliot Caroom Newark Star-Ledger (NJ) November 1, 2009RAHWAY -- In Rahway, where an ambitious development agenda was slowed by the recession, city officials say new state money for environmental cleanups could jump-start nine downtown projects.
When the state designated properties in six municipalities as new brownfield development areas, Rahway was on the list, one of 31 towns throughout the state eligible for $5 million each year for cleanups. The goal of the program, beyond remediating polluted ground, is to revitalize communities.
The brownfield designations in Rahway cover nine downtown sites along the Rahway River, including land that was at various times home to a factory for Wheatena Cereal, a welding business and a gas station. Another site had served as an auto garage and an industrial dry-cleaning business.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nj.com/news/local/index.ssf/2009/11/rahway_hopes_brownfields_money.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 <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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