Pulaski, Bristol, Saltville, Jonesville gain EPA grants for Brownsfields work

The EPA has just announced several grants for Virginia through the Brownfields program. Included were four projects located in Virginia’s Ninth District:

Bristol, VA, Assessment Grant – $300,000

Pulaski, VA, Assessment Grant – $300,000

Saltville Industrial Development Authority, Saltville, VA, Cleanup Grant – $250,000

The Nature Conservancy, Jonesville, VA, Cleanup Grant – $208,000

Further details on the projects are highlighted below. Additionally, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued this comment:

“Cleaning up and redeveloping old industrial sites can be an enormous challenge for local governments. The EPA’s Brownfields program offers vital assistance in getting the job done. The grants awarded today are a significant investment in our region’s environmental renewal and economic opportunity.”