|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 12 Jan 2012 23:10:09 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Nicolet asbestos site, Norristown, Pennsylvnia|
Industrial site contaminated by asbestos being cleared in Norristown By CARL ROTENBERG Montgomery County Times-Herald (PA) January 12,2012NORRISTOWN - Remediation and demolition work at a former 12.88-acre industrial site off Washington Street, downstream from the Norristown Sewage Treatment plant, is expected to be completed by this summer.
An official certification of the asbestos remediation work at the site at 500 and 600 E. Washington St. by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is expected by March 31, 2013, said Jerry Nugent, the executive director of the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA).
The MCRA purchased the site last year for $3.7 million with the expectation that eventually the site could be used to relocate the Norristown Sewage Treatment plant downstream from its present location. The old treatment plant has experienced sewage overflows in the past, and boosters of development in Montgomery County would like to use the land for new construction.
... For the entire article, see http://www.timesherald.com/article/20120112/NEWS01/120119834/1004 -- 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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