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Site: Bangor Gas Works
Location: Bangor, ME
Former Site Use: Coal gasification plant
Current Site Use: Supermarket and community park

Highlighting Superfund Reuse Success
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Site Reuse Spotlights:
Riverfront Views and Recreational Reuse of the Roebling Steel Co. Superfund Site (PDF) (1 pg, 477K, About PDF)

The Roebling Steel Co. site now serves the community as a recreational riverfront park and light-rail station, while preserving the industrial heritage of Florence Township, New Jersey.

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Redevelopment of the Celotex Corporation Site for Playgrounds and Green Space (PDF) (1 pg, 481K)

Residents of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood now have a community park and access to green space thanks to reuse of the former Celotex Corporation industrial property.

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state award recipients 2015

EPA's Robin Richardson with 2015 Excellence in State Engagement Supporting Reuse Award recipients Leo Henning (KDHE), Trey Hess (MDEQ) and Sandeep Burman (MPCA).

  • EPA recognizes Kansas Department of Environmental Health and Environment, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality with 2015 Excellence in State Engagement Supporting Reuse Awards.
  • On June 25, 2015, SRI will host Bringing Alternative Energy Projects to Superfund Sites-- the third webinar in SRI's 2015 Quarterly Webinar Series. Registration is free and open to the public.
  • The Northern Birmingham Community Coalition completed the Northern Birmingham Revitalization Action Plan (PDF) (36 pp, 7.5MB) in January 2015. U.S. EPA sponsored the formation of the Coalition to plan for the future of the communities of northern Birmingham, which face many economic, environmental and social challenges. The Coalition seeks to bring together residents, community representatives and government agencies to address issues of environmental cleanup, enforcement and community investment. Together, they have forged a shared vision and are working to create positive community change through implementation of this Action Plan.

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