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Making a Visible Difference in Communities: Ohio

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Cincinnati, OH

EPA worked with Cincinnati to improve conditions in the South Mill Creek Corridor, Lick Run area and Northside neighborhoods as well as other core areas of the city. Priorities included:

  • reduced combined sewer overflows and improved water quality
  • reduced rates of childhood asthma
  • cleanup and redevelopment of six brownfield sites
  • increased business activity on redeveloped sites
  • increased housing for low-income residents
  • development of green infrastructure
  • higher percentage of the population within walking distance of a park or open space

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