Size of Centennial project may have to be reviewed because of asbestos problem: Bradley

Sarnia-Lambton Independent

The Sarnia 2014 Legacy committee may have to rethink the scope of the centennial project after learning it may take months to even find a solution to remove asbestos from Centennial Park.

Golder and Associates pulled soil samples from the park which has been fenced off to the public for weeks and found asbestos and metals such as lead in many of the 130 samples. City Manager Lloyd Fennell says some of the fencing around the MacLean Center will be taken down since that area is clean. But the rest in the north end of the park could remain in place for months.

“We’re moving forward with a risk assessment, looking at all the detail in the 130 holes and then we will come up with an action plan as to how we can handle some of the areas and that plan would then be discussed with the Ministry of…

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