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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Framingham Awarded a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment and Clean Up Grant From the EPA

The Town of Framingham is pleased to announce that Framingham was awarded a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment and Clean up Grant from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On June 1st the EPA awarded $56.8 Million dollars in grants to 172 communities throughout the nation.

The EPA selected the Town of Framingham for two brownfields assessment grants. Community-wide hazardous substances grant funds will be used to conduct up to eight Phase I and three Phase II environmental site assessments. Community-wide petroleum grant funds will be used to conduct up to six Phase I and one Phase II environmental site assessments. Grant funds of both types also will be used to conduct cleanup planning and support community outreach activities.


The Town’s Brownfields Program was established in 2007. More information on the Town’s Brownfields Program can be found at www.framinghamma.gov/Brownfields. The grant is being administered by the Town of Framingham’s Community and Economic Development office. Contact Erika Oliver Jerram, Deputy Director at (508) 532-5455 or brownfields@framinghamma.gov for additional information. For a printable press release, click on the link below...

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