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Trail West Bank at the Flat Creek IMM site
- The Flat Creek IMM site in Superior, Montana is undergoing large-scale cleanup efforts. Thanks to cooperation among EPA, the U.S. Forest Service, and state and local agencies, businesses were allowed to continue operations through cleanup. These businesses continue to provide economic, recreational and social benefits to the community.
Reuse and the Benefit to Community: A Beneficial Effects Economic Case Study for the Flat Creek IMM Superfund Site (PDF)(30 pp, 2.8 MB)
Walpole Police Department building at the Blackburn & Union Privileges site
- At the Blackburn & Union Privileges site in Woburn, Massachusetts, collaboration among EPA and stakeholders allowed for cleanup on industrial, undeveloped and residential properties. Today, the site is home to a new police station and senior center with a community rail trail.
Reuse and the Benefit to Community: A Beneficial Effects Economic Case Study for the Blackburn & Union Privileges Superfund Site (PDF)(8 pp, 2.1 MB)
- A missile on display at the former Air Force baseCollaboration and cooperation among site stakeholders have been vital to the successful cleanup and beneficial reuse of the Loring Air Force Base Superfund site. A formerly contaminated air force base now supports commercial, industrial, recreational, ecological and residential uses as well as housing renewable energy projects.
Reuse and the Benefit to Community: A Beneficial Effects Economic Case Study for the Loring Air Force Base Superfund Site (PDF)(18 pp, 5.7 MB)
Program Related News
- Alternative energy resources can help communities create jobs and diversify local economies. They are also an important part of America’s energy security and environmental sustainability. The Alternative Energy Projects at Superfund Sites: Status Update and Highlights from Across the Country, September 2019 (PDF)(4 pp, 793 K) has been updated, and summarizes the number of Superfund sites currently supporting alternative energy projects, their installed capacity and estimated annual output. For more information, see Alternative Energy at Superfund Sites.