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EPA Brownfields Program

EPA's Brownfields Program empowers states, communities, and other stakeholders to work together to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. A brownfield site is real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. In 2002, the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act was passed to help states and communities around the country cleanup and revitalize brownfields sites. Under this law, EPA provides financial assistance to eligible applicants through four competitive grant programs: assessment grants, revolving loan fund grants, cleanup grants, and job training grants. Additionally, funding support is provided to state and tribal response programs through a separate mechanism.

Cleanup Grant

$127,825 for petroleum

EPA has selected the City of Toledo for a brownfields cleanup grant. Petroleum grant funds will be used to clean up the former Chevrolet Transmission Plant located at 3199 Maplewood Avenue. The 5.5-acre site was used for various manufacturing and commercial purposes from 1903 to 1993, including the manufacturing of auto transmission parts for nearly two decades. The majority of the buildings were demolished in 1993, and all site structures were torn down by 1999. Two large underground storage tanks have been identified at the site, and site soils are contaminated with petroleum and inorganic contaminants. Grant funds also will be used to conduct community involvement activities.

Contacts

For further information, including specific grant contacts, additional grant information, brownfields news and events, and publications and links, visit the EPA Brownfields Web site (http://www.epa.gov/brownfields).

EPA Region 5 Brownfields Team
312-886-7257
EPA Region 5 Brownfields Web site (http://www.epa.gov/region5brownfields/)

Grant Recipient: City of Toledo, OH
419-936-3015

The information presented in this fact sheet comes from the grant proposal; EPA cannot attest to the accuracy of this information. The cooperative agreement for the grant has not yet been negotiated. Therefore, activities described in this fact sheet are subject to change.


 
EPA-560-F-14-183
May 2014
United States
Environmental
Protection Agency
Washington, D.C. 20460
Solid Waste
and Emergency
Response (5105T)

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