|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:28:36 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Tampa [Florida] working to see five-story apartment complex built on old dump"|
Tampa working to see five-story apartment complex built on old dump By CHRISTOPHER O’DONNELL Tampa Tribune (FL) December 3, 2014TAMPA - Until the early 1960s, a four-acre plot on West Spruce Street lie within a 100-acre city landfill where bulky items discarded by residents were left to decay.
The landfill was eventually cleared but not before contaminants including arsenic and chromium - a compound that can cause respiratory illnesses - leached into the soil.
Wary of the unknown cost of cleanup, developers shied away from the site west of Lois Avenue for years. But now, a New York developer wants to build a five-story apartment complex and multilevel parking garage there if the city designates the land a so-called "brownfield" site.
... For the entire article, seehttp://tbo.com/news/business/tampa-working-to-locate-5-story- apartment-complex-on-old-dump-20141203/
-- 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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