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Goodbye Brownfield, Hello Rec Center

The City of Orange, Calif., is turning a contaminated brownfield into a recreational campus and park on a 26-acre site that formerly served as both a landfill and asphalt plant. This task is being accomplished by creating partnerships and developing common-sense solutions to the seemingly insurmountable brownfield problems that are facing municipalities everywhere. The site is bounded by residential developments to the north and south, and by the completed first phase of Grijalva Park at Santiago Creek to the east. The city is working to place brownfield sites back into productive use because there is a lack of available uncontaminated property in the area. The city identified the Grijalva site as a desirable location to construct a municipal recreational campus, given its central location to the city, good access to streets and public transit, and to the proposed bike path to be developed along Santiago Creek that will link the…Log In to Read Full Article

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