|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 22 Jan 2014 07:19:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Google takes extra steps to remove contamination from Kirkland [Washington] brownfield site"|
Google takes extra steps to remove contamination from Kirkland
RAECHEL DAWSON Kirkland Reporter (WA) January 21, 2014Five acres of dirt is all that's left of a former Kirkland brownfield site where a chemical mixing and storage facility once pumped toxins into the environment for nearly 20 years.
The contaminated land, set to be the new location for the Google II project, met state standards in 2012 after extensive cleanup by the chemical company.
But Google executives want more for the property that will house 1,000 employees come 2015.
For the first time, as far as Ecology officials understand, a business in Washington is taking extra steps to ensure property contamination is as close to zero as possible.
... For the entire article, see http://www.kirklandreporter.com/news/241325461.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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