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Biden Administration Announces $4.5 Million to Tackle Polluted Brownfield Sites in Minnesota

EPA announces Minnesota communities to receive Brownfields Cleanup, Assessment and Revolving Loan Fund Grants to help build a better America while advancing environmental justice May 18, 2022 Contact Information DULUTH (May 18, 2022) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore joined Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Katrina Kessler and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson…
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EPA Awards $4.7M for Research to Advance Detection of Air Toxics

May 18, 2022 Contact Information WASHINGTON -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing more than $4.7M in research grants to seven institutions for research to advance measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. “While we have made great strides in reducing air pollution, there is…
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EPA New England Announces the University of Vermont is Receiving a Grant to Help Tackle the Climate Crisis Through Food Waste Diversion

May 18, 2022 Contact Information BOSTON (May 18, 2022) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the University of Vermont approximately $200,000 in funding to perform a study to assess current capacity at on farm digesters to accept food wastes; the potential impacts of food waste co-digestion on biogas production; and the potential impacts…
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EPA to Award over $1.6 Million to Address Contaminated Sites in Puerto Rico

Funding Includes First-Ever Brownfields-Specific Funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law May 17, 2022 Contact Information SAN JUAN, P.R. – The Biden Administration through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it is awarding $254.5 million in Brownfields Grants to 265 communities, including four grants totaling $1,600,400 across Puerto Rico. These grants are supported by President Biden’s…
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