3/21/14 – 5:16 A.M.
An area just north of Findlay could be developed in the future, but there’s just one problem right now. The site is a brownfield. That could change though, as Hancock County has approved a detailed environmental assessment of the site. The money will come from a $1 million Brownfield Assessment Coalition Grant the county received in 2010.
The area in question is just south of Allen Township Road 100, between the interstate and N. Main Street. The property was once a Marathon bulk petroleum storage center. Researchers will work to find out if there is any contamination in the soil and water at the site. An initial study found former bulk petroleum above-ground storage tanks and 10 oil wells on the site.Read More →