USEPA BROWNFIELD GRANT APPLICATION
By the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle
The Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle is announcing plans to submit a 2017 Brownfields Cleanup grant application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for cleanup of Mingo Junction Steelworks – North Weirton, located at 1101 North Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Brownfields are properties that may be abandoned, idle, and/or underutilized that are not being redeveloped due to the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance.
This application will request USEAP funds to assist with cleanup of known contamination at Mingo Junction Steelworks – North Weirton. The USEAP encourages public participation in this application process to ensure the community’s awareness and that the community’s needs are being considered related to property redevelopment.
A public meeting will be held to foster community involvement, answer questions, and obtain comments on Thursday, November 8, 2017 from 2:00-3:00pm at Business Development Corporation Office, 324A Penco Road, Weirton, WV 26062.
A draft version of the application with a draft Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) will be available for review and comment starting November 2, 2017 here:
Specific questions and/or comments can be addressed through November 10th to:
Patrick Ford, Executive Director
Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle
324A Penco Road, Weirton, WV 26062, 304-748-5041 or
Patrick Kirby, Director Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center
385 Evansdale Drive, PO Box 6064 Morgantown, WV 26506, 304-293-6984