Biden Administration Invests in Brownfields Cleanup

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EPA announced funding to expedite the assessment and cleanup of brownfield sites in the country. The investments, which total $315 million from President Joe Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, are expected to aid in the advancement of environmental justice. EPA selected 262 communities to receive 267 grants that total more than $215 million in competitive EPA Brownfields funding through the Multipurpose, Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (MARC) Grant programs. This is reportedly the highest funding level ever announced in the history of the Brownfields Program. For the full text, click here.