Globeville site nears turning point as Asarco cleanup approaches end

Globeville site nears turning point as Asarco cleanup approaches end

Split by two major freeways, several railroads and decades of bad breaks, Denver's Globeville neighborhood finally is poised to see the rejuvenation of one of its sorest sites.

Cleanup of the long-contaminated former Asarco smelting plant, which stretches across 77 acres from Globeville into Adams County, is nearly finished. And a brownfield development company says builders could break newly cleaned ground next year on a site that an Adams County official envisions as a hub for advanced manufacturing, sprouting hundreds of new jobs.

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Posted on Jul 29 2014 (Archive on Aug 28 2014)
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