This funding will support underserved and economically disadvantaged communities across the country in assessing and cleaning up contaminated and abandoned industrial and commercial properties. Approximately 50 percent of selected recipients will be receiving
"Through our Brownfields Program,
"Turning previously contaminated properties into usable land creates new opportunities, jobs and economic development for our communities," said Senator
The MAC grant recipients in
The list of all the fiscal year 2021 applicants selected for funding is available here: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/applicants-selected-fy-2021-brownfields-multipurpose-assessment-and-cleanup-grants.
Since its inception in 1995,
* Communities in
* To date, communities participating in the Brownfields Program have been able to attract more than
* Based on grant recipient reporting, recipients leveraged on average
* In addition, an academic peer-reviewed study has found that residential properties near brownfield sites increased in value by 5% to 15.2% because of cleanup activities.
* Finally, analyzing data near 48 brownfields,
For more on the Brownfields Grants: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/types-brownfields-grant-funding
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