Westinghouse slab

A Michigan contractor has sent a letter to the Richland County Land Bank defending its $2.7 million bid to demolish former Westinghouse properties in Mansfield. (Richland Source file photo)

MANSFIELD -- The Michigan company that submitted the lowest bid for the demolition and cleanup of former local Westinghouse properties submitted a letter Monday defending its offer for the project.

Arthur Dore, one of the owners of Dore & Associates from Bay City, Mich., said his firm offered to do the work for $2,786,000.

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