BDC To Receive $400,000 In EPA Funding To Assess Brownfield Sites In Baltimore
These grants will help assess some of the more than 1,000 potential brownfield sites that occupy more than 2,400 acres in the City. Through the assessments, BDC will identify contaminated areas and assist in the development of plans to address related environmental and human health concerns.
“BDC administers the City of
“Brownfields initiatives demonstrate how environmental protection and economic development work hand-in-hand,” said William C. Early, Acting Regional Administrator for EPA’s Mid-Atlantic Region. “Along with generating jobs, this grant will help the City of
Brownfield grants help to assess, clean and redevelop abandoned, contaminated properties known as brownfields. Brownfields are sites where expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.
EPA’s Brownfields Program encourages cleanup and redevelopment of