|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 11 May 2014 11:20:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Ashley River Waterfront, Charleston Neck, South Carolina|
Reclaiming the Neck, again; Ashley River waterfront gets a second
look from MeadWestvaco
by David Slade Charleston Post and Courier May 11, 2014A failed plan to reclaim polluted land along the Ashley River and build thousands of homes and businesses there is getting a second look, with regional development powerhouse MeadWestvaco leading the team.
While a building boom has resumed across the tri-county area, roughly 300 acres of once-industrial riverfront sit vacant in the Neck Area, the stretch of land between the Ashley and Cooper rivers where Charleston and North Charleston meet.
That unpleasant landscape, one of the first glimpses of Charleston for many people as they drive into the city, is seen as an opportunity to focus some of the region's growth inward, toward the metropolitan area's urban center.
But there's the challenge of making the properties a safe place to live and work.
... For the entire article, see http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140511/PC16/140519904See also Ashley River property cleaner, safer after $100 million of work and countless tons of dirt http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140511/PC16/140519903/1009/ ashley-river-property-cleaner-safer-after-100-million-of-work-and- countless-tons-of-dirt
-- 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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