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EPA Grants for Revitalization to be Presented to Four Recipients in Alabama

Release Date: 07/30/2007
Contact Information: Laura Niles, (404) 562-8353, niles.laura@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – July 30, 2007) The Alabama cities of Anniston, Cordova and Valley and the Freshwater Land Trust in Jefferson County will be recognized Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at the Brownfield Task Force Meeting in Montgomery as recipients of EPA brownfields grants that promote the redevelopment of abandoned and contaminated or potentially contaminated waste sites. Each recipient will receive $200,000 in brownfields grant funds for assessment or cleanup of properties. Brownfields are sites where expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.

Who: Brad Wilson, Alabama District Director for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby
Bob Wilkerson, Brownfield Task Force Chair, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

          Camilla Warren, EPA Brownfields Project Manager
          Larry Norris, Chief of Redevelopment Section, Land Division of Alabama Department of Environmental Management

What: Cities of Anniston, Cordova and Valley and Freshwater Land Trust in Jefferson County celebrating award of EPA brownfields grants of $200,000 each for community revitalization.

When: Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 11:45 am CST

Where: Home Builders Association of Alabama
7515 Halcyon Summit Drive, Suite 200
Montgomery, AL 36124

Take the Taylor Road Exit from Interstate 85 in Montgomery: Follow road signs toward Auburn University Montgomery (AUM). From Taylor Road- turn right into Halcyon Office Park on Halcyon Summit Drive, Building 7515 is approximately 1/10th of a mile on the right. Seminar: Second Floor Training Room

More information on the Brownfields program: epa.gov/brownfields

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