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'Brownfields' grants to help Carson City's redevelopment efforts

Carson City has received $400,000 in Environmental Protection Agency grants intended to address potential contamination issues within the city's redevelopment districts.

The Brownfields assessment grants will provide $200,000 for investigating hazardous substances and $200,000 for assessing petroleum contamination on targeted commercial properties within the redevelopment districts, said Marvin Tebeau, a principal in charge of environmental issues with Resource Concepts, Inc.

According to the EPA, brownfields are properties whose "expansion, redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant."

In Carson City's case, Tebeau estimates initial environmental assessments could be conducted …

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