Chemical Company Objects to Planned Sports Facility on Elk Street


From: The Buffalo News

“Bad chemistry between a proposed outdoor soccer field for college students and an industrial neighbor put the goal of a proposed Elk Street athletic facility at risk, as objections by a longtime sulfuric acid manufacturing facility delayed approval of the $1.6 million sports project.

PVS Chemical Solutions, a Detroit-based company that has operated a plant on Lee Street in Buffalo since 1981, said a planned public sports complex simply¬†doesn’t belong in the city’s heavy industrial corridor, where its recreational nature would conflict with the type of existing companies already operating there.”

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