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PUBLIC NOTICE OF EPA BROWNFIELD GRANT APPLICATION

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

OF EPA BROWNFIELD GRANT APPLICATION

By the City of Vienna

 

The City of Vienna is announcing plans to submit a 2016 Brownfields Cleanup grant application to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for cleanup of the former Johns Manville site, a 33-acre parcel of land located along 1st Avenue, between 28th Street and 32nd Street, in Vienna, WV. Brownfields are properties that may be abandoned, idle, and/or underutilized that are not being redeveloped due to the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance.

 

This application will request EPA funds to assist with cleanup of known surface and subsurface contamination at specified locations on the site. The EPA encourages public participation in this application process to ensure community awareness, and that community needs are being considered related to property redevelopment.

 

A public meeting will be held to foster community involvement, answer questions, and obtain comments on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 PM in the Senior Center at 706 29th Street in Vienna, WV.

 

A draft version of the application with a draft Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) will be available for review and comment starting Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at the following locations:

 

óCity of Vienna, Municipal Building, 609 29th Street, Vienna

óVienna Public Library, 2300 1g Avenue, Vienna

óMid-Ohio Valley Regional Council, 531 Market Street, Parkersburg

óWV Brownfields Assistance Center website, www.wvbrownfields.org

 

Specific questions and/or comments can also be addressed through December 11th to:

 

City of Vienna EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application

Paul Thornton, Project Director

City of Vienna, 609 29th Street, Vienna, WV 26105

Phone: 304-481-0772 or 304-295-5070 ext. 339

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

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