Title: [GreenYes] Re: C & D recycling facilities
Speaking as a private processor, I would be happy to share any
information I might be able to help with.
Waste Management Administrator/LEED AP
Interior Removal Specialist, Inc.
On Oct 12, 2:06 pm, "JW Spear, Sr." <J...@no.address> wrote:
> Christine Mc Coy:
> You raise an interesting question. What are the facts surrounding the
> citizen issues?
> What is the nature of the 'industrialized area, a commercial/industrial
> strip surrounded by residential neighborhoods or an industrial sector or
> park in which the transfer station's neighbors would be other industries for
> several blocks? If surrounded by residential neighborhood, what other
> quality of life impacts have been pressed upon the community,I.e., are there
> significant environmental justice issues in an expansion of the facility?
> What would be the incremental impact of the additional throughput necessary
> to increase the Transfer Stations volumes by a factor of 2? What is the
> current traffic loading to the area and by what would the traffic loading
> increase if the transfer station were to process twice as much material?
> Current air quality? How would additional volumes to and through the
> transfer station affect air quality in the general area, the city?
> What are the direct and indirect benefits to the city from the existence of
> the transfer station at its current location? How are these benefits
> impacted, positively and negatively, by increasing transfer station volume?
> Do these benefits extend, in any degree, to the residents of the area of the
> transfer station, to the residents of the city as a whole?
> The answers to these, and several other, questions are the basis for the
> talking points you need to address the concerns of your citizens.
> J W Spear, Sr., P.E.
> J Spear Associates, Inc.
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> From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
> Of Christine.Mc...@no.address
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2007 8:22 AM
> To: Wayne Turner
> Cc: GreenYes@no.address; Richard.B...@no.address
> Subject: [GreenYes] C & D recycling facilities
> On another, yet similar note, I need information to help a C&D transfer
> station expand their operations here in the City of Alexandria, Virginia.
> They want to double the amount of through-put and it's in an industrialized
> part of the City but there are still citizens concerned about truck traffic,
> air quality, etc. What can we say to let them know that given the
> industrialized nature of that section of the City, that it's a beneficial
> land use? Anyone have any talking points to help us out?
> Christine McCoy
> City of Alexandria
> 703/519-3486 ext. 312