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ReWa in South Carolina Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water...

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) - Reedy River Basin Sewer Tunnel in Greenville, S.C. as one of 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program.
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EPA invites projects in California, Arizona to apply for WIFIA water infrastructure loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 12 projects in California and one project in Arizona to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. A total of 39 projects have been invited to apply nationwide
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EPA Invites Narragansett Bay Commission to Apply for a WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting the Narragansett Bay Commission in Providence, R.I., to apply for a $251 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to make infrastructure improvements to control combined sewer overflows (CSOs).
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Acting EPA Administrator Wheeler Statement on America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler released the following statement on President Donald Trump signing America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law today
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EPA Awards Close to $19 Million to Vermont to Support Local Clean Water Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the State of Vermont was awarded a total of $18,966,000 in Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) grants to finance community-based water infrastructure projects, such as upgrades to municipal sewage plants and public drinking water systems.

EPA Finalizes Nearly $7 Million Plan to Clean Up Lead-Contaminated Soil at Residential Properties...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up lead-contaminated soil at approximately 28 residences that are impacted by the former Flintkote Plant property at the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. As part of a multi-phased, comprehensive cleanup of the Eighteen Mile Creek Site
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EPA reaches landmark agreement with Kamehameha Schools to conduct cesspool audit of over 3,000...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Kamehameha Schools (KS) announced a landmark agreement in which KS will audit over 3,000 properties spanning more than 365,000 acres to identify and close large-capacity cesspools (LCCs).
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EPA Announces Public Hearing on Affordable Clean Energy Proposal

On October 1, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing on the proposed Affordable Clean Energy proposal in Chicago, Ill. The proposal would replace the prior administration’s Power Plan (CPP)
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U.S. EPA, Orange County Water District to announce multi-million dollar WIFIA loan to expand...

Tomorrow, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Mike Stoker will be joined by Orange County Water District (OWCD) Board President Denis Bilodeau to announce the closure of a multi-million dollar Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan.
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EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge Invites Students to Address Stormwater Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching its seventh annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design competition open to colleges and universities across the country.
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EPA Receives Record Number of Letters of Interest for WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 billion in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in response to the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program’s 2018 Notice of Funding Availability.
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New Funding Opportunities for Water Infrastructure Projects in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska

Cities and towns in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska are facing an immediate and growing challenge – the aging drinking water infrastructure. Water mains are sometimes a century old. As the infrastructure breaks down, it takes a toll on local economies, public health, and the environment.
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EPA Provides Nearly $70 Million Loan for Omaha Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $69.7 million loan to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan
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U.S. EPA awards $500,000 to clean up contaminated properties in Humboldt County

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Humboldt County, Calif., will receive $500,000 to reduce lead exposure from paint and soil as part of an ongoing community revitalization effort. Humboldt County is one of 33 successful, existing Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) grantees across the nation receiving a combined total of about $15.7 million in additional funding.
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EPA recognizes ExxonMobil, Enso Properties with Site Reuse Award for redevelopment of Fairmont, W.Va....

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented its Excellence In Site Reuse Award to ExxonMobil Corporation and Enso Properties LLC for outstanding work in promoting the reuse of the Sharon Steel/Fairmont Coke Works Superfund Site in Fairmont, West Virginia.
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EPA Reaches Settlement with Magnolia Homes for Alleged Lead Paint Violations During Renovations Depicted...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Magnolia Waco Properties, LLC, which does business as Magnolia Homes, have reached a settlement to resolve alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule), related to home renovations conducted without adequate lead paint protections as depicted on the television program Fixer Upper.
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EPA Scientist Jeff Szabo, Ph.D., Receives Prestigious Arthur S. Flemming Award for Exceptional Contributions...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that EPA researcher Dr. Jeffrey Szabo has won an Arthur S. Flemming Award in Applied Science and Engineering for his exceptional contributions to water infrastructure decontamination.
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EPA Awards $149,000 to Protect Air and Water Quality in Ohio

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $149,000 in three separate grants to protect air and water quality in Ohio. “EPA funding for Ohio programs to reduce air pollution and protect underground water sources demonstrates our commitment to cooperative federalism,” said EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp. “By working together, we can provide better environmental results.”
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EPA announces University of California, Berkeley winner of 6th annual RainWorks Challenge for innovative...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a national collegiate competition that engages the next generation of environmental professionals to design innovative solutions for stormwater pollution.
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Carbon County (Utah) communities receive $600K to advance property cleanup and redevelopment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing Carbon County, Utah with $600,000 in Brownfields grant funding to assess, clean up and revitalize properties in the communities of Price, Helper, Wellington and East Carbon.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.