Reclaiming Industrial Wasteland
Landscape designer Julie Bargmann works with toxic brownfield and Superfund sites to cleanse the acidic waste naturally by aerating it via a series of limestone spillways and constructed wetlands. "Take the 35-acre project in Vitondale, Pennsylvania: a park built at an old coal mine and coke facility... Her firm, D.I.R.T. (Dump It Right In There) ... plans to re-create the mine's building and tracks with massive planting to honor the Vintondale-ians who labered there and to teach future generations about the environemtnal devastation." This article is not available online.
Thanks to Mindy Oliver