Jul
08

Once-Polluted North Charleston Site Could Become Intermodal Yard

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– The Post and Courier

The proposed rerouting of a rail line serving the new Navy base container terminal also would breathe new life into efforts to redevelop the Macalloy tract — once one of the Lowcountry’s most polluted sites.

Macalloy Corp. closed its plant in 1998 after 57 years producing ferrochromium, a super-hard stainless steel. That same year, state health officials closed nearby Shipyard Creek to shrimping and crabbing in 1998 after finding pollution in seafood there.

Shipyard Creek Associates was formed three years ago and has been cleaning up the land while trying to figure how best to reuse it to support the container terminal being built directly across the creek.

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