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2016 City News Releases

Posted on: June 9, 2016

MEDIA ALERT: EPA to Recognize Springfield, Mo., for Effective Use of Brownfields Assistance

(Lenexa, Kan., June 9, 2016) – EPA Region 7 Administrator Mark Hague will officially recognize the City of Springfield, Mo., on Monday, June 13, for its effective use of more than $7 million in funding and technical assistance from EPA’s Brownfields program to assess, clean up, redevelop and revitalize local properties previously compromised by hazardous waste pollution or petroleum contamination. Hague will join Springfield city officials and representatives from the Missouri Job Center at a news conference to discuss the city’s 17 years of success at using various types of EPA assistance to leverage the cleanup and redevelopment of local brownfields properties. WHAT: News conference to cite Springfield’s success with brownfields redevelopment WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 13, 2016 WHERE: White River Brewing Company, 505 W. Commercial St., Springfield, Mo., 65803 WHO: EPA Region 7 Administrator Mark Hague, Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens, Springfield Zone 1 City Councilwoman Phyllis Ferguson, Springfield Brownfields Coordinator Olivia Hough, Springfield Director of Workforce Development Mary Ann Rojas CONTACT: EPA Region 7 Public Affairs Specialist Chris Whitley, (office) 913-551-7394, (cell) 816-518-2794, whitley.christopher@epa.gov; Springfield Director of Public Information and Civic Engagement Cora Scott, 417-864-1009, cscott@springfieldmo.gov ### Learn more about EPA Region 7: www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-7-midwest Learn more about EPA’s Brownfields program: www.epa.gov/brownfields Learn more about the City of Springfield’s Brownfields Program: www.springfieldmo.gov/brownfields Connect with EPA Region 7 on Facebook: www.facebook.com/eparegion7 Follow us on Twitter: @EPARegion7

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