|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 7 Dec 2017 22:42:25 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] "Palmetto’s [Florida] new waterfront park could begin construction by February,"|
Palmetto’s new waterfront park could begin construction by February BY MARK YOUNG Bradenton Herald (FL) DECEMBER 04, 2017 PALMETTO - It’s gone through several idea changes since Palmetto’s Community Redevelopment Agency acquired 1.5 acres of pristine property along the Manatee River on Fifth Street West. Initially proposed as a much-needed dog park, the city commission shot that idea down almost immediately when the CRA presented the proposal in 2015. The next idea was to initiate some land swaps with a nearby cannery to give them more parking spaces while elongating the park along the river. Vice Mayor Brian Williams was hesitant to proceed until a traffic study was done to document the impact to a nearby mobile home park. … CSX Railroad used the land to store creosote railroad ties, and an environmental assessment done on the land showed “hotspot” areas of creosote and arsenic. The assessment showed that the areas of contamination were isolated to surface areas. Burton said, on average, only about 4 inches of topsoil will need to be removed, and clean fill will be brought in to clean the site. … For the entire article, see http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article188060874.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/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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