|Date:||1 Oct 2005 22:08:53 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Former Fort Slocum (NY)|
Brownfields projects to receive state funding Mid-Hudson News (NY) October 1-2, 2005 New York?s Environmental Restoration Program, under the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act, is going to fund a couple of brownfields remediation projects in the Hudson Valley. ... The city first acquired the property in 1967 upon closure of the Fort Slocum Military Base. Consolidated Edison took ownership in 1968, but the city reacquired the property in 1976. The city/county partnership plans to remediate the property prior to transferring ownership to Westchester County, which plans to redevelop the island as a public park. Historical sources of contamination may be attributable to the prior storage of transformers, several on-site aboveground and underground storage tanks, a former on-site incinerator, use and storage of pesticides, and landfill activities. The U.S. Army Corps is currently funding a number of activities including building demolition, debris removal, establishment of a staging area, and removal of asbestos-containing materials. ... For the entire article, see http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/Brwnfld_grants-01Oct05.htm -- 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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