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City of Youngstown Awarded $200,000 USEPA Assessment Grant

Thursday, June 1, 2017

On Wednesday, May 31, the USEPA announced the award of a $200,000 USEPA Assessment Grant to the City of Youngstown. The award will be utilized to complete Phase 1 and Phase 2 environmental assessments of priority sites along neighborhood commercial corridors with possible underground storage tanks as identified in the 2013 City Unseen Youngstown's Abandoned Underground Storage Tanks Study. Project partners include: Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, Youngstown State University Regional Economic Development Initiative, Western Reserve Port Authority, Regional Chamber, Mahoning County Land Bank, YNDC, and multiple neighborhood groups.