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Media Advisory: U.S. EPA, Kenosha mayor to make brownfields announcement May 12, 11 a.m.

Release Date: 05/10/2006
Contact Information: (EPA) Phillippa Cannon, (312) 353-6218 (Kenosha) John Bloner, (262) 653-4000,

No. 06-OPA069

CHICAGO (May 10, 2006) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Acting Deputy Regional Administrator Norman Niedergang and Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian will make an important announcement concerning brownfields in Wisconsin at 11 a.m., Friday, May 12 at the site of the soon-to-open Pick 'N Save supermarket, 1901 63rd St., Kenosha, Wis.
The property is part of the site of the former American Brass Company. State and local environmental and economic development officials will also be on hand. Brownfields are abandoned or underutilized properties where real or perceived environmental contamination has slowed redevelopment.

Directions from I-94/41: Take the WI-50 exit (#344.)WI-50 becomes 75th Street, follow 75th Street for about five miles, then turn left onto Roosevelt Road. After about one mile, bear right onto 63rd Street (also known as Brass Blvd.) and look for the Pick 'N Save construction site. Enter at the corner of 64th Street and 20th Avenue.

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