EPA Grant to Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments will help assess Allegheny County properties for potential redevelopment

EPA Grant to Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments will help assess Allegheny County properties for potential redevelopment

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 21, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $600,000 Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant to the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments to identify and assess potentially contaminated sites in southeast Allegheny County for cleanup and redevelopment.

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