|From:||Lenny Siegel <Lsiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Mar 2014 22:20:08 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Olean, New York "City wants public input on use of brownfields area"|
City wants public input on use of brownfields area By Christopher Michel Olean Times Herald (NY) March 1, 2014OLEAN - A 500-acre section of north Olean has sat unused for decades with no prospects of redevelopment.
But with renewed interests in seeing the brownfields again become a hub of economic and industrial activity in the city, those overseeing the site’s potential revitalization are asking for the community’s help.
The public is invited to attend a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. March 12 at the John J. Ash Community Center on North Barry Street to discuss what the future may hold for the city’s northwest quadrant where the brownfields are located. Brownfields are vacant industrial lots where contamination has impeded redevelopment.
“It’s been a while since we brought the public together to talk about the brownfields,” said Mary George, the city’s Community Development coordinator. “Redeveloping the brownfields, which are in a state- designated Brownfield Opportunity Area, requires a great deal of public participation, and we want to hear the ideas of the community.”
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.oleantimesherald.com/article_aa02ff80-a1bf-11e3- b3e9-001a4bcf887a.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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