November 1, 2016 by Andrew Stacy
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The EPA brownfields assessment and cleanup grants are now available. Successful applicants can use the grants to empower communities to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. To view the guidelines and download applications, please visit the EPA’s Grants and Funding website.
Applications are due December 20, 2016.
The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers will be assisting communities with the submittal of these EPA Brownfields Grants. Please contact us if you have plans to submit a grant application, need grant assistance, grant review, or have other questions about this opportunity.
Patrick Kirby, director
Phone (304) 293-6984
Brownfields include all property, which is hindered from redevelopment, or reuse due to the presence or perceived presence of a hazardous substance, or contaminant.
About the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers
The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers were created in 2005 by the West Virginia Legislature to empower communities to plan and implement redevelopment projects. The Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center is a program of the West Virginia Water Research Institute at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy at West Virginia University and serves the northern 33 counties in West Virginia. The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University, located in Huntington, West Virginia is housed within the Center for Environmental, Geotechnical, and Applied Sciences and serves the southern 22 counties in West Virginia.