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Reinvesting in Fairmont's Potential

Reinvesting in Fairmont's Potential

July 31st, 2014

FAIRMONT — Following the success of Main Street Fairmont’s recent Downtown Developers’ Tour, the Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at West Virginia University wants to take the idea...[Read More]

Chester TS&T Pottery Site Portfolio Video Released

Chester TS&T Pottery Site Portfolio Video Released

July 29th, 2014

The Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle (BDC) released a YouTube video for the Taylor, Smith, and Taylor Pottery site on July 8th.  It features a summary of the site's location,...[Read More]

EPA Announces 2015 RFP for Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants

EPA Announces 2015 RFP for Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grants

July 28th, 2014

EPA is announcing the availability of funding to eligible entities who wish to develop an area-wide plan for brownfields assessment, cleanup, and subsequent reuse. This funding is for research, techni...[Read More]

USEPA awards $75,000 for Environmental Assessment at Wellsburg Brownfields Project

USEPA awards $75,000 for Environmental Assessment at Wellsburg Brownfields Project

June 25th, 2014

The Brooke Glass brownfields project in Wellsburg has received a $77,000 funding boost from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The funding, from USEPA's Targeted Brownfields Assessment Program...[Read More]

Preserving West Virginia: Northern Railroad Water Tower

Preserving West Virginia: Northern Railroad Water Tower

June 20th, 2014

Built around 1900, Northern Railroad water tower in Kingwood was once an important stop on the rail lines that helped build our state. "They hauled sand, they hauled glass, they hauled coal and a...[Read More]