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Written by The Staff   
Wednesday, 28 February 2007 02:17

Cisco FieldThe Cisco System property in Fremont, CA that the Oakland A's have selected as the proposed site location for a new 32,000-seat stadium amid a village of townhouses, shops, restaurants and a hotel would sit directly next to a factory that produces highly toxic materials used to make computer chips, officials said. As reported by the AP:

Fremont officials told A's owner Lew Wolff last year that he would need to buy and relocate the plant or mitigate the potential hazards posed by Scott Specialty Gases, which is across the street from the envisioned ballpark village.

An accident at Scott Gas could create a cloud of deadly arsine floating as far as seven-tenths of a mile away from the plant, according to city hazard plans showing the "worst-case scenario."

Wolff and representatives for Scott Gas declined to comment.

 
 
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