|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:13:44 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Fenimore Landfill, Roxbury, New Jersey|
[As I understand it, this is a former Superfund National Priorities
List site that accepted demolition debris after Hurricane Sandy. The
intent was to turn it into a solar farm. - LS]
Pioneering environmental crusader urges political fight in Roxbury By MIKE CONDON Roxbuy Register (NJ) May 30, 2014ROXBURY TWP. - For more than two hours, long-time, world-famous environmental activist Lois Gibbs held more than 150 township residents at attention.
When she spoke about the Fenimore landfill Wednesday night at the Roxbury Senior Center at Horseshoe Lake, one could hear that proverbial pin hit the floor. Some of the news she brought to the residents concerned about ill- health affects from the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP’s) landfill remediation project was good; some was not so good.
But, she knew how to command the room.She laid the blame for what she called a disaster and a tragedy at the feet of Gov. Chris Christie, and said that in more than 35 years, she has never seen a pollution situation this bad, where no soil test results are even available.
... For the entire article, seehttp://newjerseyhills.com/roxbury_register/news/pioneering- environmental-crusader-urges-political-fight-in-roxbury/ article_4471a372-e75d-11e3-8a90-0019bb2963f4.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 <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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