|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 20 Oct 2009 21:39:59 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Passaic Ave. Redevelopment Zone, Kearny, NJ|
PASSAIC AVE. CLEANUP Zone eligible for state $ to decontaminate By ROSE DUGER JERSEY JOURNAL October 19, 2009KEARNY - The state Department of Environmental Protection has designated the town's Passaic Avenue Redevelopment Zone as a Brownfield Redevelopment Area, paving the way for up to $5 million a year of state money to test and clean up contaminated properties.
The 77-acre zone, a stretch of retail and industrial properties along the Passaic River, runs from Bergen Avenue south to the East Newark border. The area includes several tracts suspected of severe contamination.
The designation means the state will pay all costs for environmental testing and up to 75 percent of remediation costs, according to Mayor Al Santos.
Santos called the designation "exciting news," since Kearny was one of only six municipalities in the state included in the DEP's latest round of designations.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nj.com/news/jjournal/kearny/index.ssf?/base/news-0/125593351198711.xml&coll=3 -- 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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