EPA Selects UConn to Receive $1 Million in Funding to Deliver Assistance to Brownfield-Impacted Communities

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of six organizations nationwide to receive a total of $11 million in grants to provide training and technical assistance to communities across the country under the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Program.

UConn Civil and Environmental Engineering will be receiving $1,000,000, over the course of five years, to support the Connecticut Brownfields Initiative, which has been providing brownfield remediation support to communities across the state since 2017. Principal Investigator Maria Chrysochoou says "this funding will allow us to expand our reach to all of New England and provide much needed support to communities". Read the full story here.