NEW YORK (May 10, 2021) – Tomorrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency acting Regional Administrator Walter Mugdan will announce federal Brownfields funding for four New Jersey entities that are working to clean up and assess Brownfields sites in their communities. Investments in communities and economic development are an important part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advance economic opportunities and address environmental justice issues in disadvantaged communities. Grants awarded by EPA’s Brownfields Program provide communities across the country with an opportunity to transform contaminated sites into community assets that attract jobs and achieve broader economic development outcomes while taking advantage of existing infrastructure.
- EPA Region 2 acting Regional Administrator Walter Mugdan
- Congressman Frank Pallone
- Hainesport Township Mayor Leila Gilmore
- NJ Economic Development Authority Brownfields & Sustainable Systems Director Elizabeth Limbrick for work in Bayonne, Perth Amboy, Paterson and Bridgeton
- City of Salem Mayor Charles Washington Jr.
- City of Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora
What: Announcing federal Brownfields cleanup and assessment grant funding to four New Jersey entities.
When: Tuesday, May 11, 12 p.m. EST
Where: Virtual press conference (Microsoft Teams)
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