Nenshi says polluter should help pay for creosote clean-up of proposed arena site

The provincial and federal governments bear some responsibility in remediating contaminated land in the city’s West Village where the owners of the Calgary Flames and Stampeders hope to build an $890-million sports complex, says Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Source: Nenshi says polluter should pay for creosote cleanup in West Village

First, soil remediation at the proposed arena site has been underway for years, begging the question of who is paying for that.  Whoever that is, by paying the cost, has accepted liability and is responsible for completing the clean-up.

Second, the polluter should pay, not just “help pay”.

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