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Moundsville Brownfield Sites Are Identified

Moundsville Brownfield Sites Are Identified

Unlike many cities where blight is concentrated in specific neighborhoods, Moundsville’s vacant and dilapidated buildings are spread throughout town, according to a study by the Northern West Virginia...[Read More]
BDC Purchases Former Follansbee Steel Site for Future Redevelopment

BDC Purchases Former Follansbee Steel Site for Future Redevelopment

FOLLANSBEE — The former Follansbee Steel location has been shuttered for four years, but it’s about to get a whole new look. The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle closed on the p...[Read More]
Chester Talks Riverfront's Future

Chester Talks Riverfront's Future

CHESTER — Now that construction has begun on the Rock Springs Business Park, the city of Chester is getting some outside help with what to do with the rest of the riverfront. About a dozen Chester ...[Read More]
FY17 EPA Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grants Now Available

FY17 EPA Guidelines for Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grants Now Available

The EPA brownfields assessment and cleanup grants were made available on October 13, 2016. Successful applicants can use the grants to empower communities to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and...[Read More]
Funding Opportunity: BDC of the Northern Panhandle Accepting Proposals

Funding Opportunity: BDC of the Northern Panhandle Accepting Proposals

The Business Development Corporation is accepting letter of interest (LOI) for the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Brownfield Assessment Coalition Project for Hazardous Substances and Petroleum. The project ...[Read More]
West Virginia Brownfields Conference champions honored

West Virginia Brownfields Conference champions honored

Communities across the state were recognized for their efforts to repurpose old industrial properties at the 11th annual West Virginia Brownfields Conference, hosted by the West Virginia Brownfields A...[Read More]