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EPA awards $200,000 to the City of Camden to establish a local Brownfields job training program

Release Date: 04/13/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – April 13, 2007) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $200,000 to the City of Camden, Arkansas, to establish a local Brownfields job training program. The city will use the funding to recruit, train, and place students in jobs within the environmental sector. Graduates of the program can be hired by the city to perform services needed in its on-going Brownfields initiatives.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: www.epa.gov/region6

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