|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||1 Feb 2005 23:36:15 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Portland (OR) waterfront cleanup|
South Waterfront's Zidell segment cleanup costs tagged at $7 million A family spokesman says the work would be more extensive and costly than first discussed DYLAN RIVERA The Oregonian February 01, 2005 On Monday, the state's environmental agency proposed a cleanup plan for the Zidell family's South Waterfront barge operation that could cost the Portland family and federal taxpayers $7 million. Jay Zidell, president of landowner ZRZ Realty, said the cleanup requirements -- more stringent than the family expected -- could have "very significant cost implications." But he said the family did not immediately know whether the plan would inhibit development of high-rise office and condo buildings as part of a massive city-backed redevelopment. As a result of a 2001 lawsuit settlement, the federal government would foot about 35 percent, or $2.45 million, of the cleanup bill. The Zidells argued in court that because some of the contamination came from ships they had built for the U.S. Navy, the government had a responsibility for part of the cleanup cost. ... For the entire article, see http://www.oregonlive.com/business/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/business/1107262570231671.xml -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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