Senate OK eases way to develop toxic land

Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at 12:00am

A controversial proposal to make it easier to clean up and develop toxic or polluted property in cities passed the Tennessee State Senate 33-0 Monday, despite continuing opposition from some environmental groups.

The brownfields voluntary redevelopment act slipped easily through the Senate but is expected to be the focus of more arguments this Wednesday in a House subcommittee.

The Sierra Club would like to see that third parties

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