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Thursday: EPA to Recognize Hillsborough County, Fl., for Landfill Site Reuse

Release Date: 06/23/2010
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – June 23, 2010) On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present an Excellence in Site Reuse Award to Hillsborough County, Fl., for creatively reusing the former Taylor Road Landfill site to serve multiple purposes that benefit the community. EPA Region 4 created the Excellence in Site Reuse Awards Program to recognize developers, site owners, and local governments that have worked closely with the Agency to ensure that sites are redeveloped in a manner that enhances the remedial actions taken and/or minimizes the Agency's responsibilities for long-term care and maintenance.

WHO: David Keefer, Chief, U.S. EPA Region 4 Superfund Division – Remedial Section

WHAT: EPA Excellence in Site Reuse Award for Hillsborough County

WHEN: June 24, 2010, 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Ceremony at:

      Tampa Radio-control Aircraft Club
      7208 Taylor Road
      Seffner, FL

      Facility address:
          Taylor Road Landfill
      2214 East Henry Avenue
      Tampa, FL