Lynchburg EDA selected to receive $500K from EPA for brownfield redevelopment

Lynchburg’s Economic Development Authority again has been selected to receive $500,000 in assessment grants from the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to assist businesses and property owners to identify, assess and begin redevelopment of brownfields.

According to a news release, funding dedicated to the assessment of sites potentially affected by hazardous substances and petroleum will be used to conduct Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, cleanup and redevelopment planning and community engagement activities. The EDA previously received a federal brownfields grant in 2015 and again in 2018, totaling more than $1 million.

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