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Mo-Kan Regional Council to Apply $1.2M in EPA Grants toward Environmental Job Training and Brownfields Redevelopment (KS, MO)

(Lenexa, Kan., June 19, 2014) – Dozens of underused or abandoned properties compromised by hazardous wastes or petroleum contamination in a 15-county area of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas may be eligible for environmental redevelopment funding – and approximately 40 local residents will receive special training and placement assistance into environmental jobs – all as a result of $1.2 million in new EPA grants to the region, officials announced today. 631 more words

Fogging Nozzle

Cleaner Commonwealth Announces First Grantees

The Kentucky Brownfield Redevelopment Program is pleased to announce the first grant recipients of the Cleaner Commonwealth Fund. In March, the program solicited requests for funds to redevelop brownfield properties. 321 more words

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Brownfields to green fields

The Dearne Valley, a 15 mile stretch of land between Barnsley and Doncaster in South Yorkshire was once home to 30 coal mines. The closure of these mines in the second half of the 20th century led to mass unemployment and the area being named as the most despoiled landscape in Europe. 377 more words