Friday, May 13, 2022

EPA Announces Brownfields Cleanup, Assessment Funding; 8 Grants In PA Totalling $7.3 Million

On May 12, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $254.5 million in Brownfields grants to 265 communities, including eight grants in Pennsylvania totalling $7.3 million. 

The grants are supported by the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which provides a total of $1.5 billion to advance environmental justice, spur economic revitalization, and create jobs by cleaning up contaminated, polluted, or hazardous brownfield properties. 

Pennsylvania grants include--

-- Bucks County Redevelopment Authority,  Community-wide Assessment $300,000

-- Erie County Industrial Development Authority,  Community-wide Assessment $500,000*

-- Greene County Industrial Development Authority,  Community-wide Assessment $500,000* and Cleanup Mather Site $500,000

-- Hazleton, Community-wide Assessment $500,000

-- Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism, Community-wide Assessment $500,000*

-- Penn-Northwest Development Corporation, Community-wide Assessment $500,000*

Supplemental funding--

-- Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority, $1,000,000*

-- Northampton County Bethlehem  $3,000,000*

*Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding

Click Here for more information on local projects funded.

[Posted: May 13, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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