|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 31 Jul 2009 10:46:42 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Buick City, Flint, Michigan|
Buick City, other brownfield redevelopment efforts hinge on
environmental liability responsibility, Motors Liquidation Co. sale
by Melissa Burden Flint Journal (MI) July 30, 2009FLINT, Michigan -- With up to 600 jobs and redevelopment of the vast Buick City complex at stake, the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce and community leaders are looking to the public to raise awareness of environmental liability hang-ups and an auction that could derail the project.
...Officials have said that an unnamed investor wants to transform the about 220-acre Buick City site into a multimillion dollar rail-to-rail and rail-to-truck intermodal facility, creating up to 600 jobs, plus construction jobs.
"Our hard work may be lost if we don't resolve the brownfield issue," said Tim Herman, chief executive officer of the chamber, which along with other area leaders has spent hundreds of hours on the Buick City project over the past three years.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2009/07/buick_city_other_brownfield_re.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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