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CITY SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON BROWNFIELDS
Brownfields are properties that may contain hazardous substances, pollutants, petroleum, or contaminants that hinder their redevelopment. Typical sites include closed gas stations, former industrial sites, dry cleaners, and landfills.
The City has been awarded grants totaling $400,000 by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency to prepare an inventory of Brownfields sites on
The City is seeking input from the public to identify properties that may be candidates for a Brownfields review. Interested parties may obtain more information at: http://www.honolulu.gov/dcs/brownfields.htm
Brownfields sites are often eligible for additional clean-up and redevelopment assistance from the state government, as well as federal agencies. The City also participates in a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund program that underwrites redevelopment.
Paul Kobata, 592-2293
Ernie Martin, 592-2291
|Wednesday, August 15, 2007|