Friday, October 24, 2008

Orlando weighs paying to clean up toxic mess

October 4, 2008 - Orlando leaders are considering whether to come up with nearly $13million to clean up a toxic mess near downtown that the city didn't cause and doesn't have to pay for.

One big motivation behind the deal: "The City Beautiful" does not want the federal government to declare one of its core neighborhoods a Superfund site. If that happened, Mayor Buddy Dyer said, property values could plummet.

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