EPA Chooses Five More Brownfields Prevention Pilot Projects

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected five more pilot projects for its RCRA Brownfields Prevention Initiative. The program is designed to help state and local governments, and site owners adopt integrative approaches to cleanups and to sustain future reuse of properties subjected to cleanup obligations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Project winners include Pharmacia &Upjohn Co., North Haven, Conn.; Union Carbide Caribe Inc., Guayanilla, Puerto Rico; Safety-Kleen, Muskegon Heights, Mich.; BP Refinery, Wood River, Ill.; and Milt Adams Inc., Denver.