|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 5 Aug 2010 17:53:15 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Elkhart, Indiana - Labour Pump and Elkhart oundry|
At the LaBour Pump facility, it's addition by subtractionResidents near the long-standing abandoned facility on Elkhart's east side are happy to hear the din of demolition crews at the pump factory.
By Josh Weinhold Elkhart Truty (IN) August 02, 2010ELKHART -- For the residents of the city's Sterling Avenue neighborhood, there are no tears shed for the decades-old building being torn down near their homes.
Here, there's little lingering nostalgia for the former LaBour Pump Co. facility, long one of the city's biggest eyesores. And the structure's neighbors are more than happy to see it come down.
"It has sat there empty, unused for a long time," said Ray Bair, a neighborhood resident and former pastor at Belmont Mennonite Church. "It really hasn't served any useful purpose for the community. This is a hopeful thing to have happen."
The Sterling Avenue building is one of two blighted buildings the city is paying to have demolished this year, along with the former Elkhart Foundry & Machine Co., 318 S. Elkhart Ave.
... For the entire article, see http://www.etruth.com/Know/News/Story.aspx?id=519471 See also http://www.etruth.com/Know/News/Story.aspx?id=518653 -- 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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