Millions in Funding for Brownfield Cleanup Awarded to Michigan
Six communities in Michigan were awarded $2.5 million by the EPA to help clean up and redevelop contaminated properties and affected economies.
The EPA has awarded $54.3 million to 147 communities across the US to cleanup and to redevelop contaminated properties and boost local economies. Six Michigan communities will receive a total of more than $2.5 million to fund Phase I/IIs, Asbestos, Lead Paint and other hazardous materials.
Under these Phases, the following information shows how the funding will be used:
- Alger County (Munising) - $196,100 in community-wide assessment
- Detroit - $350,000 for assessment at Riverside Park, Parcel #3
- Downriver Community Conference - $500,000 for assessment
- Genesee County Land Bank - $200,000 for cleanup of the former Ramada Hotel
- Jackson County - $400,000 for community-wide assessment
- Lansing - $500,000 for assessment
- Muskegon - $400,000 for community wide assessment
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