|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:45:22 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Oakes Pond Redevelopment Area, Bloomfield, New Jersey|
Oakes Pond development dogged by environmental questions BY JEFF FRANKEL Bloomfield Life (NJ) September 9, 2010There may be more than meets the eye at the site of a dilapidated industrial complex alongside the Garden State Parkway.
For the proposed 156-unit, $40 million project at the Oakes Pond Redevelopment Area to begin construction, the township and the developer may have to battle environmentalists over residents living on potentially dangerous land.
Situated off Belleville Avenue, the 10-arce site hosts contamination and sits on a floodplain.
On top of that, Mayor Raymond McCarthy has already expressed his desire to give the developer, Garden Commercial Properties of Short Hills, a 30-year tax break.
... For the entire article, see http://www.northjersey.com/realestate/102509639_Contamination_at_site_could_date_back_to_1830s.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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