brownfields http://wamc.org en EPA Grant Will Help Assess Brownfields In Glens Falls Region http://wamc.org/post/epa-grant-will-help-assess-brownfields-glens-falls-region <p></p><p>Earlier this week, the Glens Falls Common Council accepted terms as a lead agency on a federal grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help communities assess contaminated lands for redevelopment.</p><p>The $600,000 Regional Risk Assessment grant is aimed at assessing brownfield sites affected by hazardous materials or petroleum. Glens Falls joins South Glens Fall, Moreau, Corinth, Hadley, and Chester in this effort.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 94666 at http://wamc.org EPA Grant Will Help Assess Brownfields In Glens Falls Region Federal Grant Will Fund Review of Lee Mill Complex http://wamc.org/post/federal-grant-will-fund-review-lee-mill-complex <p><a href="http://neal.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Richard Neal</a> was in Lee, Massachusetts Tuesday to announce federal funding for a vacant mill.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 92917 at http://wamc.org Federal Grant Will Fund Review of Lee Mill Complex Two Brownfield Areas Grants Are For The Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/two-brownfield-areas-grants-are-hudson-valley <p>Two of 26 grants to revitalize brownfield areas in New York State are headed to the Hudson Valley.</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:17:40 +0000 Allison Dunne 75936 at http://wamc.org Two Brownfield Areas Grants Are For The Hudson Valley New York Advocates See Need For Improved State and Federal Brownfield Programs http://wamc.org/post/new-york-advocates-see-need-improved-state-and-federal-brownfield-programs <p></p><p>Federal lawmakers from New York are showing their support for a piece of legislation that aims to jumpstart development and cleanup efforts on contaminated land.</p><p>Recently, Democrats U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillbrand and Congressman Paul Tonko met with local leaders in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood to announce their support for the Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development – or BUILD – Act.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:19:21 +0000 Lucas Willard 71139 at http://wamc.org Funding Awarded To Remove Asbestos From Former Mill Buildings http://wamc.org/post/funding-awarded-remove-asbestos-former-mill-buildings <p>New federal funding has been announced for the largest brownfields mill redevelopment project in New England. The region’s &nbsp;top federal environmental official says the project in Ludlow Massachusetts serves as example for reusing the scores of other abandoned industrial sites that dot the landscape.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:42:23 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68260 at http://wamc.org Funding Awarded To Remove Asbestos From Former Mill Buildings DiNapoli Details Brownfield Plan http://wamc.org/post/dinapoli-details-brownfield-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York state Comptroller Thomas </span>DiNapoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> unveiled a new plan to overhaul the state’s </span>brownfields<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> program today. A Democrat, </span>DiNapoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> crafted the original </span>brownfields<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> bill when he was still in the state Assembly. Speaking with </span>WAMC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on the Capitol Connection program, </span>DiNapoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says tax loopholes within the program should be closed.</span></p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:58:31 +0000 62837 at http://wamc.org DiNapoli Details Brownfield Plan Redevelopment Of Former Mill Site Begins http://wamc.org/post/redevelopment-former-mill-site-begins <p>The redevelopment has begun of a once badly polluted former textile mill in Chicopee Massachusetts. A top Environmental Protection Agency official warned on Monday that federal budget cuts threaten future brownfields cleanup efforts in the region.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:26:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 61738 at http://wamc.org Redevelopment Of Former Mill Site Begins Mill Redevelopment Designated Brownfields Priority Project http://wamc.org/post/mill-redevelopment-designated-brownfields-priority-project <p>The largest brownfield mill redevelopment project in New England, in Ludlow Massachusetts, has been designated a priority project by Massachusetts state officials.&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Massachusetts Lt Gov Timothy Murray recently added five new projects to the state’s Brownfields Support Team Initiative. Ludlow Mills is the only project in western Massachusetts to be designated for the cleanup assistance in this latest round.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 53617 at http://wamc.org Mill Redevelopment Designated Brownfields Priority Project