Three Alabama Cities to Receive EPA Grants for Revitalization
Release Date: 05/11/2006
Contact Information: Laura Niles, (404) 562-8353, email@example.com
(ATLANTA – May 11, 2006) The cities of Tarrant, Selma and Tuscaloosa in Alabama will be recognized Friday, May 12, 2006 in Tarrant as successful applicants for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields grants that promote the redevelopment of abandoned and contaminated or potentially contaminated waste sites. Each city will receive $200,000 in Brownfields grant funds for assessment or cleanup of properties. A Brownfield is a site where expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.
Who: Tarrant Mayor Loxil Tuck
Selma Planning Director Charlotte Griffeth
- Tuscaloosa City Council President ProTem Harrison Taylor
EPA Southeast Region Waste Division Director Beverly Banister
Alabama Department of Environmental Management Executive Counsel John Hagood
Alabama Department of Environmental Management Land Division Director Larry Bryant
What: Cities of Tarrant, Selma and Tuscaloosa receiving recognition for successful application of EPA Brownfields grants of $200,000 each for community revitalization.
When: Friday, May 12, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. CST
Where: Vulcan Bolt and Rivet Site 1020 Pinson Street, Tarrant, AL 35217
More information on the Brownfields program: epa.gov/brownfields