|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 10 Nov 2012 10:30:38 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Old pollution puts brakes on mountain-bike park, " former Orland Naval Training Center (FL)|
Old pollution puts brakes on mountain-bike park By Mark Schlueb Orlando Sentinel (FL) November 9, 2012It's been two years since hundreds of volunteers turned out for cleanups and trailblazing to turn a piece of old Navy land near downtown into Orlando's first mountain-bike park.
Hopes ran high, and it looked as if the park would open within a few months.
But that never happened, and the gate at the park entrance remains padlocked. The issue: chemical pollution lurking in the soil that could take another year to clean up.
"We're at a giant standstill," said mountain-bike enthusiast Mario Maenza, who runs a Facebook page with 1,400 members who pushed for the park.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-orlando- mountain-bike-park-20121109,0,104608.story
-- 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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