EPA to present City of Chattanooga with Brownfield funding to assist in cleanup and assessments
Contact: EPA Region 4 Press Office - (404) 562-8400, email@example.com
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 1, 2022) – On Wednesday, July 6, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe will present the City of Chattanooga with Brownfield program cleanup and assessment grants to help spur economic revitalization by addressing contaminated, polluted, or hazardous brownfield properties in the South Chattanooga and Alton Park communities.
WHO: EPA Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe
EPA Region 4 Regional Administrator Daniel Blackman
U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers
City of Chattanooga
WHAT: Press event recognizing the City of Chattanooga for receiving Brownfields funding
WHEN: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
9:00 am - 9:45 am ET
WHERE: Former U.S. Pipe
2701 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408
The target area of this Community-Wide Assessment Grant is South Chattanooga, which is one of the largest economically disadvantaged (74% Low-to-Moderate Income) and majority African American population areas (97%) in Tennessee.
For more information on EPA’s Revolving Loan Fund program: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/brownfields-revolving-loan-fund-rlf-grants
For more information on EPA’s Brownfields program: http://www.epa.gov/brownfields
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