|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 30 May 2011 16:45:26 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] ERA South and Royal Glass, Englewood, New Jersey|
Englewood property owners blame each other for tainted groundwater BY GIOVANNA FABIANO THE RECORD (NJ) May 29, 2011A plan to turn a former industrial site in Englewood into a mixed-use development is facing another in a long series of hurdles - this time it's a battle over who is responsible for a plume of contaminated groundwater.
The ERA South site, which originally called for office space, a hotel and a residential complex on the east bank of Overpeck Creek, has been in the works for the better part of a decade, hampered by the economic downturn, an ongoing builder's remedy lawsuit and a costly environmental cleanup in a corridor that once housed dozens of factories.
But perhaps its biggest obstacle is a dispute with a neighboring property - the former Royal Glass factory - over a plume of groundwater tainted with chlorinated chemicals that far exceed state safety standards.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.northjersey.com/news/ 122790564_Property_owners_blame_each_other_for_tainted_groundwater.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 <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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