EPA Funds Brownfields Cleanup Training Project

Washington, D.C. -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will fund $2 million for the Brownfields Job Training and Development Demonstration Pilots to train residents in communities affected by brownfields. The agency expects to set up 10 pilot projects by Dec. 2001. Each site will receive up to $200,000 over two years. The deadline for submitting proposals is Oct. 19, 2001.