News Releases from Region 04
Wednesday: EPA to Recognize Seven Communities in South Carolina for Receiving $2.2 Million in Funding for Brownfield Site and Community Revitalization
ATLANTA (May 7, 2018) – On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Trey Glenn will recognize seven communities in South Carolina as the recipients of Brownfields grant investments totaling $2.2 million.
The grants, funded by EPA’s Brownfields program, help recipients to conduct assessments and cleanups on Brownfields properties. The investments continue to provide communities with necessary funding to help revitalize America’s land, boost local economies and create jobs while protecting public health.
The Catawba Regional Council of Governments, along with the cities of Aiken, Clinton, Greenville, and Pickens were selected for brownfields assessment funding. The City of Greenwood and the Pelzer Heritage Commission were selected for brownfields cleanup funding,
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC)
City of Aiken
Catawba Regional Council of Governments
City of Greenville
City of Pickens
City of Greenwood
Pelzer Heritage Commission
What: EPA Brownfields Grant Recognition for Seven Communities in South Carolina
When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Where: M.S. Bailey Municipal Center
211 N. Broad Street, Suite A
Clinton, SC 29325
List of the FY 2018 Applicants Selected for Funding:
For more information on the ARC grants: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/types-brownfields-grant-funding
For more information on EPA’s Brownfields Program: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields
For more information on how brownfields restoration has positively impacted local economies and the quality of life for neighboring communities: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/brownfields-success-stories