Early environmental study shows concerns on Petro property

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht explained the results of a phase one environmental assessment at an assembly meeting Monday of the Petro 49, Inc. building and property that the borough would receive in a possible land swap, which shows three areas of concern on the east side of the property.

The first area of interest is a concrete slab that used to have a petroleum tank on it. There is also an area on the east side of the lot that has a group of 55-gallon oil drums, and an old oil heating tank that once stood on the property could have contaminated the area.

The next step in the process will...


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