13 Storm Related Deaths In Pennsylvania

Last week’s massive flooding in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has left 13 people dead.  The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) listed 13 possible storm-related deaths on Sunday in the following counties:

3 Lancaster, 2 Bradford, 2 Dauphin, 2 Lebanon, 1 Chester, 1 Luzerne, 1 Philadelphia and 1 York.

Brownfield Clean Up Project In Luzerne County Moves Forward

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

Image via Wikipedia

A large brownfield site in Luzerne County, the former site of Poseidon Pools’ factory, will be cleaned up and put on the market next year.  The 40-acre sight, in Wright Township, Luzerne County, is owned by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Development Corporation.  Poseidon pools filed for bankruptcy in 1998!

Soil remediation has already taken place using money from the state’s Industrial Sites Recovery Program.  A $1 million dollar grant has been procured from the Infrastructure Development Program to pay for demolition and clean up.

The property will be sold in one piece, not divided into parcels.