|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 15 Sep 2008 23:22:14 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Riverfront plan, Savannah, Georgia|
Riverfront plan remains stalled By Johnny Edwards Augusta Chronicle September 15, 2008The developer of a highly anticipated Savannah riverfront office-condominium-hotel-retail project has said he has yet to buy the six acres of riverfront property from the city -- a $1.85 million transaction -- because he's waiting for the Georgia Environmental Protection Division to sign off.
The EPD says, however, the holdup isn't on its end.Nikki Haborak, a geologist with the Brownfield Redevelopment Unit, said she asked American Environmental and Construction Services, a consulting company for Bluffton, S.C.-based The Foxfield Co., to add more information to its compliance status report on June 20. She has been waiting for an answer ever since, she said.
Once the process is finished, EPD will issue a limitation of liability letter protecting the property's new owner from being sued over past contamination, Ms. Haborack said.
Cleanup of the site, a former train yard, has long been finished. ... For the entire article, see http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/091508/met_473544.shtml -- 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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