|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 16 Jan 2011 13:08:16 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Northern Pointe, Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (MN)|
Arden Hills: Will TCAAP finally be developed?A chunk of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant property, unused for years and teasing developers, is now largely free of contamination and soon will go to auction.
By Nancy Ngo Twin Cities Pioneer Press (MN) January 15, 2011It's been almost 15 years since the late congressman Bruce Vento called for reusing and developing the sprawling Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant in Arden Hills.
For years, the complex of apparently empty buildings, overgrown lots and unkempt pastures has sat unchanged near a busy intersection of highways. But community leaders say an upcoming land auction could finally trigger development.
Owned by the U.S. Army, much of the site has been contaminated by decades of munitions manufacturing. The cleanup of the 2,370-acre site has proved to be a barrier to transferring the property to civilian hands.
Now, with the majority of a cleanup complete on 430 acres on the southwest corner of the property now dubbed Northern Pointe, the U.S. government plans to put the land on the market as early as next month.
... For the entire article, see http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_17101242 -- 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 _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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