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EPA Awards Over $400,000 to LDEQ for Brownfields

Release Date: 11/06/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – November 6, 2008) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $406,185 to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to support its Brownfields program. Brownfields are vacant, abandoned or under-used properties with redevelopment potential that suffer from known or perceived environmental contamination. LDEQ will use the funds for its Voluntary Cleanup Program and Revolving Loan Fund.

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