"These federal funds will help
"With this funding, the
Brownfield sites are properties that may contain hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants. The
The full text of Gillibrand's letter can be found here (https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Town%20of%20North%20Hempstead%20Brownfields%20Assessment%20Grant%20Program%20EPA%20LOS.pdf) and below:
Dear Administrator Pruitt,
I write in support of the application submitted by The
The requested funding will be used to conduct further environmental investigations, as well as for cleanup and reuse planning at targeted brownfield sites in New Cassel. The Town aims to attract developers to the area who can fulfill the community's vision for improving public safety, enhancing community facilities, establishing new parks and recreation, and creating a more attractive, walkable, and livable New Cassel. Funding will help to advance over a decade of coordinated efforts between federal, state, and local officials to overcome environmental and social challenges in New Cassel to create new economic opportunities for the region.
I ask that you please give this application your full consideration. If you have any questions, or desire further information, please do not hesitate to contact my staff member,