Twelve entities in 10 states are receiving up to $200,000 each to train people in the cleanup of brownfields while also providing training in green building design, energy efficiency, weatherization, solar installation, green construction, and native plant revegetation.
Region 7 invites government, nonprofit, coalition and land clearance representatives to learn how to submit a proposal for brownfields grants.
New roadmap guides EPA in providing more accountability, transparency, and progress in contaminated site cleanup.
Half of the funds will be used to conduct petroleum assessment activities and the other half will be spent on hazardous substances assessments.
The public is invited to comment on the proposed settlement, which will fund remaining cleanup at the Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill site.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investing $650,000 in the project, which pairs agency expertise on contaminated sites with NREL's renewable energy know-how.
St. Louis Community College used funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for its green jobs program.
Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.
The court ruled in favor of the Solvent Chemical Company in litigation involving the recovery of cleanup funds from one of the potentially responsible parties of a site in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
With supportive public comments, the agency says it plans to involve the community as Dow proceeds with its Superfund work in two Michigan waterways and continues to comply with its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act license.
EPA distributed more than $730,000 to help three Iowa towns, Kansas City, Mo., and Lincoln, Neb.
From lead in plumbing to testing used oil, California's Department of Toxic Substances Control will be enforcing new statutes in 2010.
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is distributing funds to help clean up lead contaminated property, creating jobs in the process.
Those who want to voluntarily clean up a brownfield site in Ohio may be eligible for discounted insurance through a new state program.
Government entities and nonprofit organizations can receive up to $500,000 in stimulus funds for job training.