|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:01:12 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] South Waterfront, Portland, Oregon|
Greening up Rose City's brownfield by Drew Dakessian Portland Tribune (OR) January 16, 2014Eleven years ago this month, the city of Portland adopted the South Waterfront Plan, a blueprint to convert a once-contaminated industrial site into a national model of sustainable living.
After 11 years, you can't help but wonder: Was this plan fulfilled? And what comes next for the 38-acre high-rise community in the south part of downtown Portland?
"It was a pretty industrial area that has turned 180 degrees, essentially (changing from) a brownfield to a greenfield," says Pete Collins, executive director of South Waterfront Community Relations, which promotes sustainability and transportation options for the neighborhood.
... For the entire article, seehttp://portlandtribune.com/sl/207552-63156-greening-up-rose-citys- brownfield
-- 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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