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EPA grants City of Tucson $1M through Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2022-08-05 12:01:50 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Tucson $1 million through the Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund.

This will allow the city to provide six loans and two subgrants, returning funds to help clean up future brownfields.

The following Southern Arizona leaders are participating.

  • Tucson Mayor Regina Romero
  • Congressman Raul Grijalva
  • Cochise County Commissioner Ann English
  • Additional Officers and Staff Elected from Cochise County
  • ADEQ Leadership

“A brownfield is any property whose expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of hazardous substances, contaminants, or contaminants.” EPA shared online.

City officials say the use of these funds will be directed to the following Tucson neighborhoods:

  • La Doce
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  • Barrio Centro/Julia Keen Neighborhood
  • Downtown Tucson/Historic Barrios

Southern Arizona leaders met Thursday in the Park Tucson conference room at 110 E. Pennington Street to discuss grants.

Their meeting place was once a brownfield site supported by an EPA grant.

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