Daily Archives: April 7, 2008

The Letcher County Brownfields Assessment Project

April 7, 2008
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The Letcher County Brownfields Assessment Project

The Head of Three Rivers Project partnered with the Letcher County Conservation District in 2007 to write two proposals to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for assessment of Mine-Scarred Lands Brownfields. In April, the agency awarded the district two $200,000 grants — the first MSL Brownfields grants ever competitively awarded in EPA’s Southeast Region....

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Conservation District gets $400,000 for Brownfields

April 7, 2008
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The US Environmental Protection Agency today announced two grants totalling $400,000 to the Letcher County Conservation District to assess brownfields in Letcher County. Both grants are under the agency’s Mine Scarred Lands program. One is specifically intended to study petroleum contamination at mine sites. Each grant will result in plans for redeveloping two to...

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