|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 23 Apr 2009 15:30:28 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Planar battery plant, Alachua County, Florida|
Brownfield designation may lead to perks for PlanarPlanar is planning a commercial park at the site of a former battery plant on 441.
By Cindy Swirko Gainesville Sun (FL) April 22, 2009A brownfield designation that could result in tax credits and other perks for a company planning a new commercial park at the site of the former battery plant on U.S. 441 near Alachua will be considered by the Alachua County Commission on April 28.
Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to hold the hearing at the request of the Phoenix Commercial Park. Managing partner Lisa Albertson wrote to County Manager Randall Reid that the firm hopes to add 150 to 200 high-tech jobs, possibly within the next 12 months.
...Planar Energy Devices, an Orlando company that makes and markets metallic-lithium solid-state battery products for electronic and automotive applications, has a contract to reopen the former battery plant, according to an e-mail from the company to County Commissioner Rodney Long.
... For the entire article, see http://www.gainesville.com/article/20090422/ARTICLES/904221009/1002?Title=Brownfield-designation-may-lead-to-perks-for-Planar -- 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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