Lead And Asbestos-Ridden ‘Alcatraz Of The East’ Available For Lease At Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
By Emily Corwin, http://nhpr.org
The US Navy will offer for lease the former Naval Prison on the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
The Navy has twice before sought private-sector redevelopment of the old Naval Prison, which closed in 1974. It was built in 1908, and has been called the “Alcatraz of the East.”
The medieval-looking multi-story building is 265,000 square feet and has 11 and a half acres of waterfront land.
The new tenant would be responsible for ensuring structural stability in the now-dilapidated building, and cleaning up hazardous waste, including asbestos and lead paint. Read More
Posted on March 17, 2014, in Announcements, Asbestos, Environmental, Lead and tagged Asbestos, Asbestos abatement, Asbestos cleanup, environment, Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials, Indoor Air Quality, Lead, Lead poisoning. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.