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EPA Awards $200,000 to the Camden Port Authority

Release Date: 08/12/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – August 12, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $200,000 brownfields cleanup grant to the Camden Port Authority in Camden, Arkansas. Grant funds will be used to clean up the Moore/Buck site at 739 Adams Avenue, which is contaminated with benzene, toluene, and other petroleum products. The site was formerly used as a stave mill and an auto repair center. Grant funds will also be used for cleanup planning and to remove and dispose of underground storage tanks.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

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

EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio081208_camdenportauthority

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