|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 23 Mar 2009 10:56:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Guide Lamp site, Anderson, Indiana|
Guide's Future: City contemplates plans By Aleasha Sandley Anderson Herald Bulletin (IN) March 21, 2009ANDERSON - In the past, it didn't take long for a visitor to Anderson entering from the south off Interstate 69 to realize what the city was all about.
A couple miles up Pendleton Avenue - recently renamed Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard - and the visitor would be greeted by a mammoth example of Anderson's heritage: the tangle of manufacturing plants known as Guide Lamp.
During its heyday, Guide employed 6,500 workers who made parts, particularly head- and taillights, for General Motors vehicles.
...Dawson said the city has had parties interested in the property, but for now the area is in no condition to be developed. It is considered a brownfield, a site that will need to be environmentally cleaned before development can locate there.
GM still owns the site and is going through an environmental exploration process to determine its needs. The outcome of the assessment will determine the next steps.
... For the entire article, see http://www.theheraldbulletin.com/local/local_story_080231116.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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