Holyoke awarded $200K for Brownfield Cleanup

The City of Holyoke has been awarded $200,000 in funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a competitive brownfields cleanup grant that would go towards cleaning up a contaminated property at 689 Main Street. Formerly the location of an automotive sale and service facility known as “Automania”, the half acre site has sat vacant since 1996 in an area that has been used for industrial purposes since 1900. The property has been owned by the City since 1996 for ...

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EPA Awards $200,000 for Clean-up of Mountain Road

EPA has selected the City of Holyoke for a brownfields cleanup grant.

Grant funds will be used to clean up the eastern parcel of the former Mountain Road Firing Range located on Mountain Road. The 18 acre site was used as a small arms firing range from 1941 until the 1970s. Soil and groundwater at the site are contaminated with metals. The cleaned property will then be partially transferred for conservation purposes and partly for housing development.

 

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