Author Topic: City will seek Proposals for Shipyards + Met Park Combined Development  (Read 48849 times)

ProjectMaximus

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Re: City will seek Proposals for Shipyards + Met Park Combined Development
« Reply #315 on: September 01, 2017, 12:24:47 PM »
^No new evidence they are just citing the numerous instances of historical concern. Overall point of the article was that Iguana's proposal shifts much of the major development from the Shipyards site to Metro Park because of the contamination concerns, but that whether or not the same concerns would be found in Met Park or not has not been thoroughly or recently investigated.

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The first letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency showed that during a site inspection in 1990 EPA officials discovered "remnants of drums" and "hardened black sludge." A city officials with solid waste told the EPA that the area was "used for disposal of industrial wastes."

The inspection was after a 1985 site inspection where EPA officials noted elevated levels of lead in a groundwater sample and in three subsurface soil samples.

The site inspection from 1990 discovered a moderate quantity of pollution greater than one acre in size, but less than 10.

The wastes were described as metals, halogenated hydrocarbons, pesticides, oil and construction debris.

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Re: City will seek Proposals for Shipyards + Met Park Combined Development
« Reply #316 on: September 01, 2017, 01:49:04 PM »
^Thanks! Much appreciated!!!

Must be why Iguana was pushing so hard to get onsite and start testing groundwater.

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Re: City will seek Proposals for Shipyards + Met Park Combined Development
« Reply #317 on: November 17, 2017, 02:03:45 PM »
Per this week's Daily Record, Mark Lamping is now saying that the Shipyards development isn't contingent on the removal of the Hart Bridge ramps.

He said something to the effect of the Shipyards not fully reaching its potential unless the ramps are removed, but also saying that the Jaguars weren't going to let a lack of removal prevent them from developing a "lesser" version of their ideal plan.
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Re: City will seek Proposals for Shipyards + Met Park Combined Development
« Reply #318 on: November 17, 2017, 02:21:50 PM »
did he mention what year he had in mind for commencing the project?