|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 10 Nov 2011 00:16:03 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Jacksonville [Florida] expands brownfield bonuses to companies"|
[Florida seems to be competing with Michigan in expanding the
definition of brownfields. - LS]
Jacksonville expands brownfield bonuses to companies, waiving policy requirements
Program attracts business to where contaminated hinders development By David Bauerlein Florida Times-Union November 9, 2011The landscaped grounds of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. office tower next to Riverside Avenue don’t look anything like a brownfield, the term for environmentally contaminated property.
That’s because it isn’t.But if a Blue Cross and Blue Shield subsidiary hires 395 workers at the building, it will receive nearly $1 million from the state and the city for adding jobs in a city-designated brownfield zone.
... For the entire article, seehttp://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2011-11-09/story/jacksonville- expands-brownfield-bonuses-companies-waiving-policy
-- 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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