|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 27 May 2008 10:06:38 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] White Plains Courtyard, Bronx, New York|
White Plains Courtyard gets top cleanup rating BY BILL EGBERT New York Daily News May 27, 2008 How do you turn something useless into something priceless?Clean up a contaminated "brownfield" site, and build badly needed affordable housing.
That's what happened at White Plains Courtyard, a $27 million apartment complex development by The Arker Companies, which has erected 100 units of affordable housing on a Bronx brownfield site.
State environmental officials have certified White Plains Courtyard with the top "Track 1" cleanup ranking, meaning it has met the most stringent environmental standards set by the state's Brownfield Cleanup Program, and qualifying it for "unrestricted use."
The formerly contaminated site at 2060 White Plains Road in Morris Park had been occupied by a gas station.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/bronx/2008/05/27/2008-05-27_white_plains_courtyard_gets_top_cleanup_.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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