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The Ecological Effects of Benton Harbor Redevelopment

Project by Caitlin Morgan, Hannah Marciniak, Kaitlyn Lucker, Luwi Musonda, and Shelby Gillette
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Caitlin Morgan

on 29 October 2012

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Transcript of The Ecological Effects of Benton Harbor Redevelopment

Harbor Shores Pros Housing / Unit Redevelopment Benton Harbor Before: Local Redevelopment 530 Acres What's to come? - Many deteriorating homes taking up space.
-Waste of land and resources.
-Pollution increase causes habitats to break down
-Eyesores cause population decrease -Brownfields
-Cornerstone Project
-Constructive Deconstruction Cons Stop @ 1:00 Cornerstone: Michigan Works: Brownfields: -what is a brownfield?
-revitalized and cleaned up with
two Benton Harbor grants -soil replacement
-closer buildings, less driving -continued population increase
-possible water level decline
-spread of beneficial redevelopment (both of housing and land) -"Constructive Deconstruction"
-preserved resources from rotting homes, makes use of wasted space
-new environmentally friendly homes -numerous wetlands and forests
-irrigation from all 89 miles of the Paw Paw River: 100,000 gallons per day of surface water
-cut down Red and Black Oak trees
-migrating birds, box turtles and many miniscule animals.
-herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, fertilizers
-brain cancer? -nature preservation trails
-trees and grasses planted
-safer homes for species to inhabit
-polluted and dry soil revitalized
-greenery being attended to
-hazardous waste cleaned up
-land being preserved rather than wasted Works Cited: --Zimont, Ben, and Larry Potner. "Golf Club at Harbor Shores in Michigan announces project nearing completion." N.p., 10 Nov. 2005. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://blog.nexcerpt.com/2011/04/20/harbor-shores/>.
--"Brownfields 2009 Assessment Grant Fact Sheet Benton Harbor Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, MI." U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. U.S. EPA, 28 Oct. 2012. Web. 28 Oct. 2012. <http://cfpub.epa.gov/bf_factsheets/gfs/index.cfm?xpg_id=6620&display_type=HTML>.
--Special thanks to Marshall Downs and Megan McCausland for their time and information.
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