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EPA Announces Brownfields Grants for Communities: Hosts Information Sessions

Release Date: 10/03/2002
Contact Information: Alice Kaufman, EPA Press Office, 617-918-1064

Boston- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding an information session to discuss funding to assist communities to redevelop contaminated or potentially contaminated properties, known as Brownfields. Last year, EPA invested a total of $9.9 million in redevelopment projects across New England. This program is versatile in that it offers a variety of tools to communities to foster locally-driven, environmentally sound reuse solutions.

Learn more. EPA and the Northeast Waste Management Official's Association will host two public information sessions on the new Brownfields grants programs.

          Date: October 23, 2002
          Place: Worcester Convention Center
          Worcester, MA
          Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
          Date: October 28, 2002
          Place: Center of New Hampshire - Holiday Inn
          Manchester, NH
          Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Space is limited; please register by October 15, 2002. Registration fee is only $30.00. To register, download the registration form from EPA's web site, or contact Joe Ferrari at (617) 918-1338 - ( or Myra Schwartz at (617) 918-1696 (

To learn what other New England communities have achieved through this program, visit EPA's Brownfields website at