|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||16 Oct 2007 15:20:49 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] The cost of public water, Harford County, Maryland|
Tainted water creates a divide Harford neighbors split over linking to public system By Mary Gail Hare Baltimore Sun October 16, 2007The discovery of a toxic industrial solvent in wells in a Harford County subdivision has prompted officials to put together a $2.2 million plan to connect the entire 84-home community to a public water supply.
The plan, however, has divided residents - some of whom oppose the cost of adding their homes to the public system.
The Maryland Department of the Environment began testing wells in the Glenn Heights community near Havre de Grace two years ago, when a U.S. 40 shopping center nearby was razed and traces of trichloroethylene, a volatile organic compound often used as a cleaning solvent, were detected in the soil.
... For the entire article, see http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/harford/bal-te.md.ha.neighbors16oct16,0,483193.story?page=2&coll=bal_tab01_layout -- 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@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/brownfields
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