August 3, 2012
Remnants of buildings left near where a manufactured gas plant once sat are the only reminders of the possible ground contamination around the area. City and WG&L officials are under an order from the EPD to start cleanup efforts at the site by Sept. 1.
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Exploratory digging on an environmentally hazardous site in Albany is expected to begin in January.
The center of the debate is the cleanup of a Manufactured Gas Plant.
The possible $5 million cleanup of a former manufactured gas plant reinforces the need for WG&L's general manager to report to the Albany city manager, a city commissioner says.
A manufactured gas plant that once provided heat and electricity for Albany during the early part of the 20th century could end up costing the taxpayers and ratepayers of the city millions to clean up.