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Martinsburg nets $400K to assess blighted properties

Martinsburg nets $400K to assess blighted properties

May 29th, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The city of Martinsburg will receive $400,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assess blighted properties in the city, the EPA said Thursday. The city was among...[Read More]

Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle awarded $600,000 for brownfield projects

Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle awarded $600,000 for brownfield projects

May 29th, 2015

The Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle has been awarded three brownfield site specific hazardous cleanup grants totaling $600,000. BDC Executive Director Pat Ford said the f...[Read More]

Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University Collaborates with Coalfield Development Corp. on 'Reclaim Appalachia' Initiative

Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University Collaborates with Coalfield Development Corp. on 'Reclaim Appalachia' Initiative

May 29th, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall University's Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) and the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall, a state-mandated prog...[Read More]

EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs, and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide

EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs, and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide

May 29th, 2015

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the selection of 243 new grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 communities across the U.S. This investment will pr...[Read More]

In WV Coalfields, Dilapidated sites make way for renewal

In WV Coalfields, Dilapidated sites make way for renewal

May 27th, 2015

WILLIAMSON, WV (AP) - Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub in Williamson, WV, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor,...[Read More]