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Published October 29, 1997
Nashville stadium officials said that two hundred barrels of toxic waste found on the fringes of the Oilers' stadium site "shouldn't hold up progress" on the $292M facility (NASHVILLE BANNER, 10/27)....The L.A. City Council voted 12-1 on final approval for the new downtown sports arena. The action "paves the way for developers to secure financing and begin preliminary work on the project." Construction could begin in January (L.A. TIMES, 10/29).