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EPA Region 7 to Award $400K Check to City of Denison, Iowa, for Brownfields Grant

EPA Region 7 to Award $400K Check to City of Denison, Iowa, for Brownfields Grant
September 29th, 2022 | EPA

LENEXA, KAN. (SEPT. 28, 2022) – On Friday, Sept. 30, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 will present a $400,000 novelty big check to the city of Denison, Iowa, for its Brownfields grant award.

Denison was selected for community-wide assessment work and the development of reuse plans for sites including the Denison Municipal Utility Power Plant and Avenue C sites. This selected grant also supports the creation of a project webpage and Spanish translation services for outreach activities.

EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister will present the check. A Spanish-language interpreter will be present.

This grant is supported by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which provides a total of $1.5 billion to advance environmental justice, spur economic revitalization, and create jobs by cleaning up contaminated, polluted, or hazardous brownfield properties.

Please RSVP to: Shannan Beisser, beisser.shannan@epa.gov, 816-520-1949.

WHO:

EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister

Denison Mayor Pam Soseman

Denison City Manager Bradley Hanson

WHAT: Brownfields grant “big check” presentation to the city of Denison, Iowa

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. CDT

WHERE: Washington Park, 210 S. 17th St, Denison, IA 51442*

*Inclement weather location: In case of rain, the event will be held at the Boulders Event Center, 2507 Boulder Dr., Denison, Iowa. EPA event signage will reflect this change.

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