(27th in a series on Martin Tower)
Martin Tower demolition May 19
Thursday, May 9, 6PM
Nitschmann Middle School
“It is amazing to me that so many people are reacting to this implosion
as entertainment or spectacle rather than a health risk.”
Peter Crownfield is officially retired but spends most of his time working with students in his role as internship coordinator for the Alliance for Sustainable Communities–Lehigh Valley.
Here’s another excerpt from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Report:
“Key Takeaway — Any building redevelopment should not expose residents to physical health hazards. Clear, detailed demolition protocols offer a concise guide for policymakers interested in improving demolition safety.”
and see the following “Responsible Demolition Protocols.”
I’ve highlighted several that seem particularly relevant, and I’d like to note that all of this should be considered part of the demolition process, all costs of which should be paid by the developer.
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