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BROWNFIELDS
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April 3-5, 201 I
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Are You a City or a
State with an RLF or
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v-/EPA
Limited Slates.
Environmental Protection
Agency
Argo Mine Cleanup Reduces Pollution in Little James Creek. Colorado
Find out how Boulder County completed the cleanup of a mine site near Jamestown,
Colorado, using a $200,000 Brownfields grant.
Downtown Boise Project gets a lump Start
Where are they now? Idaho Section 128(a) grant money was used to conduct the JUMP
Project's site assessment. Read about how this project is jumping through city hoops and
making progress towards developing an arts center, meeting space and memorial to J.R.
Simplot.
City of Sacramento's Targeted Site Investigations helping the Salvation Army
The City of Sacramento was able to identify the extent of soil contamination and estimate
cleanup costs using California Section 128(a) Response Program Funding. Read more in
the 2nd edition of the "State and Tribal Response Program Highlights" a bimonthly EPA
publication.
Funding and Resource Highlights
EPA Brownfields Funding Initiatives: What's on tap for 201 I
The outlook for 201 I Brownfields funding at EPA is bright and will include a chance to pilot
a new multi-purpose grant that features funding for both assessment and cleanup. Other
high-lights include $4 million for Environmental Workforce Development and lob Training
Grants, and a new round of Technical Assistance to Brownfields Community (TAB)
Grants. Read more about upcoming EPA funding initiatives and a recap of 2010 Brown-
fields trends in the new Linkedin Western Brownfields Wire group.
Brownfields Tax Incentive Extended through December 201 I. Read more to find out
if you are eligible and to learn about how the brownfields tax incentive works.
Assessment Support Available! Did you know that EPA's Brownfield's office will
conduct Targeted Brownfields Assessments (TBAs) at the request of communities free of
charge? Visit your Region's TBA webpage: Region 8. Region 9. and Region 10.
Looking ahead...
February 3-5, 201 I
New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Charlotte, NC
February 7-1 I, 201 I
Alaska Forum on the Environment in Anchorage, AK
April 3-5,201 I
National Brownfields Conference in Philadelphia, PA
WBWire Online
May 12-13, 201 I
Turning Liabilities into Assets in the Inland Northwest in Spokane, WA
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