Posts Tagged ‘ brownfield ’

EDITORIAL: Connecticut phases out costly cleanup program

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

The state fund that pays for cleanups of leaks from underground storage tanks, primarily at gasoline filling stations, is out of money. With some $400,000 in the fund, its board has agreed to pay out more than $18.2 million for fuel leaks. There is another $82 million in pending claims for reimbursement. via EDITORIAL: Connecticut

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Old Pollution Problems Continue To Plague Gas Station Industry |

Jun 22nd, 2012 | By

Connecticut’s gas station owners failed this year to get the legislature to extend indefinitely a state cleanup fund for leaky tanks, but they are using the withdrawal of an insurance company as a chance to re-open the argument. At issue is who should pay for soil and water remediation after gasoline leaks from underground storage

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State says it cost $600000 to clean up abandoned factory

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Authorities say a Windsor Locks business owner charged with violating state hazardous waste laws left behind barrels of cyanide and other dangerous materials almost a year after his business closed in 2007, costing the state and federal government $600,000 in cleanup costs. For more on this story, visit: State says it cost $600000 to clean up

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Change in state brownfields laws could stimulate development

Jan 16th, 2012 | By

Steel Point and the other unused contaminated sites in Bridgeport could bring in as much as $50 million in property taxes, said Ed Lavernoich, the city’s deputy director in the Office of Planning and Economic Development. But before these sites can be used again, they must be scrubbed of all their pollution and meet standards

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Hartford Mayor Segarra announces $450K brownfield grant

Dec 8th, 2011 | By

Mayor Pedro E. Segarra confirmed Monday that the City of Hartford will receive a $450,000 Brownfield Development Grant to facilitate development at the former Capewell Horsenail Factory Complex. The grant, which was approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), will be used for environment investigation and remediation of land

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Borough granted $50,000 for ground study

Aug 12th, 2010 | By

NAUGATUCK — The borough has received a $50,000 state grant to conduct a hazardous materials survey at the site of the Naugatuck train station on Water Street. Gov. M. Jodi Rell informed state Senator Joseph J. Crisco Jr. (D-Woodbridge) earlier this month that the parcel, which is designated as a brownfield, will be granted funding

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