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City of Bogalusa receives $400,000 EPA Brownfields Redevelopment Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the City of Bogalusa as a recipient of $400,000 to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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Regional Planning Commission of Southeast Louisiana Receives EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the Regional Planning Commission of Southeast La. as a recipient of $400,000 grant to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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EPA Awards $400,000 to the City of Shreveport to Assess Contaminated Brownfields Sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the City of Shreveport as a recipient of $400,000 grant to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The project will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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EPA Awards East Baton Rouge Parish $400,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced East Baton Rouge Parish as a recipient of $400,000 to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties in the local community. EPA recently awarded $54.3 million in investments grants to 145 other communities across the country. The projects will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment.

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Cox and The Trust for Public Land Launch Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits

Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com for volunteers in Cox’s service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.

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EPA Announces Camp Minden Remedy Can Move Forward

The EPA, in accordance with provisions of the Camp Minden Administrative Order, has notified the Louisiana Military Department (LMD) that the Agency will not exercise its right to disapprove any or all contractors and/or subcontractors outlined in the state’s April 14 recommendation for the alternative disposal of materials at Camp Minden. EPA continues to support an alternative technology for disposal and is quickly working to conclude efforts necessary in helping the state finalize its plans.

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