Kentucky Receives $800,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup and Assessment from the U.S. EPA


FRANKFORT, KY – October 6, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded four brownfield grants to Kentucky totaling $800,000 to fund the assessment and cleanup of properties with environmental problems. Brownfields are properties that are abandoned or underutilized due to real or perceived environmental contamination. They can include old factories, former gas stations, mine-scarred lands and abandoned dry cleaning establishments.

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