City expects environmental report on storage building soon

COLUMBUS, Ind. —┬áCity officials anticipate learning more this week about potential contamination of and any remediation steps for a Jackson Street property the parks department plans to purchase for equipment storage.

Indianapolis-based Ark Engineering Services is expected to release the findings of a Phase II assessment conducted at 1360 Jackson St., city parks director Mark Jones said.

The environmental firm was initially hired to conduct a Phase I analysis of the site and continued its work under Phase II to evaluate the chemical impacts to soil and water at the property.

Please read Tuesday’s edition of The Republic for more details.