Weekly Link Round Up

The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR Flickr user Brian Wolfe.

Water Crisis in Newburgh [Vice News]
6 Reasons to Keep Your Plaster [Craftsman Blog]
The Complete Guide to ‘Border Vacuums’ [City Lab]
Ten reasons to build community through urban design [CNU]
Ohio Becomes First State To Ban Plywood Boarding On Vacant And Abandoned Properties [PRN]

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  • “The spill” narrative is watering down the issue. Pfos and Pfoa have distinct uses. The former, a fire extinguishing agent, by its very usage is in essence ‘spilled’. Ditto for the latter, a dispersion agent used in, aside from fire foams, the manufacturing of surface protectants, cleaners, paints and so on…https://clu-in.org/download/contaminantfocus/pops/POPs-ASTSWMO-PFCs-2015.pdf
    Any “investigation” should have been s.o.p. from ’09 at the latest…
    e. If agreement cannot be reached at the site level, the DoD Components should consult with
    their chain of command in accordance with established policies to determine an appropriate
    course of action… http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/471518p.pdf
    Washington Lake was and continues to be used a ‘retention pond’.