Richer communities get more US funds from EPA to clean up toxic brownfields | Open Channel

Sep 27th, 2012 | By | Category: General

Despite about $1.5 billion in federal grants and loans doled out by the Environmental Protection Agency over 19 years, hundreds of thousands of abandoned and polluted properties known as “brownfields” continue to mar communities across the country. Some sites are contaminating groundwater, while at others the toxins’ impact on the communities is unknown.

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