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EPA Announces $4.4 Million in Grants to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Indiana

Release Date: 05/29/2012
Contact Information: Francisco Arcaute, 312-886-7613, arcaute.francisco@epa.gov

For Immediate Release No. 12-OPA034

EPA Announces $4.4 Million in Grants to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Indiana

(CHICAGO – May 29, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $4.4 million in grants to redevelop contaminated properties, create jobs and protect public health in Indiana. These “brownfield grants” are used to assess and clean up abandoned industrial and commercial properties.

"EPA's brownfield grants will spur redevelopment in Indiana," said EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman. “These grants will help prepare contaminated properties for productive uses.”

The Indiana brownfield grants were distributed as follows:

    Clinton County, Site Assessment, $400,000
    Eastern Indiana Development District, Site Assessment, $540,000
    Indianapolis, Site Assessment, $400,000
    Indianapolis, Cleanup, Former National Malleable Castings Company, $200,000
    Kokomo, Site Assessment, $600,000
    Logansport, Site Assessment, $686,500
    Muncie, Site Assessment, $591,600
    Noblesville, Site Assessment, $400,000
    Union City, Site Assessment, $600,000


The Indiana grants are part of the EPA’s $69.3 million 2012 nationwide brownfields grants to clean up and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies, create jobs and protect public health.

See a list of all awarded brownfields grants by state: http://cfpub.epa.gov/bf_factsheets/

More information on EPA’s brownfields program: www.epa.gov/brownfields/

More information on brownfields success stories: www.epa.gov/brownfields/success/index.htm