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EPA Gives Money to Revitalize New Jersey Communities

Release Date: 05/14/2007
Contact Information: Pat Carr (212) 637-3652,

(New York, N.Y.) EPA today awarded a total of $800,000 to New Jersey communities to help revitalize former industrial and commercial sites, turning them from problem properties into productive community sites.

EPA is awarding assessment grants to these communities in New Jersey:

  • Trenton will received $200,000 to assess local brownfields sites impacted by petroleum contamination.
  • Atlantic City, Mantua and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority will receive $200,000 each to assess local brownfields sites impacted by hazardous substances contamination.
To date, EPA has awarded 36 assessment, six cleanup, three revolving loan fund and six job training grants to New Jersey communities totaling $15.55 million.

Information on the grant recipients can be found at: or for general information on brownfields, see: