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EPA sets grants to restore ‘brownfields’ at blighted sites

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday more than $66 million in grants will go to 151 places throughout the U.S> to assess and clean up contaminated or abandoned "brownfields'' — industrial and commercial properties that contain a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant. An estimated 450,000 brownfields, including abandoned industrial facilities, waste disposal sites and former gas stations, plague cities, towns and rural areas throughout the country.

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Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends

A proposed $600 million deal between the state of Michigan and residents of the impoverished, majority-Black city of Flint who were harmed by lead-tainted water is a step toward making amends for a disaster that upended life in the city, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday.

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