Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Blue Ash Airport cleanup a go

Cincinnati City Council has passed unanimously an ordinance creating a new capital account to pay for lead remediation at the Blue Ash Airport.

The account will draw $200,000 from surplus existing capital accounts to develop a plan to clean up 7.5 acres of contaminated soil from a 130-acre site near Plainfield and Glendale-Milford roads.

Remediation work will begin next year.

In 2007, the City sold 130 acres of airport property to the City of Blue Ash for the development of a park.

Cincinnati will continue to operate the airport, which will move to a 100-acre site at the southern edge of the airport property.

Blue Ash, which will take control of the 130 acres in 2010, is awaiting completion of the airport relocation before drafting a final park plan.

Previous reading on BC:
Cincinnati to create account for Blue Ash Airport cleanup (10/22/08)