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Blue Island Awarded $200,000 Cleanup Grant for 119th St Project

On 5/8/2009, USEPA announced 2009 Brownfields Grant Award winners. Included in this year’s awards is the Brownfields Cleanup Grant Proposal Blue Island submitted last Fall for $200,000 to help offset redevelopment costs at the former landfill at 119th/Vincennes. A copy of the draft proposal remains available for public review at the Community Development Department (2nd Floor, City Hall). Please contact the Community Development Department at 708.396.7036, if you have any questions about the project.

Special thanks to Community Development Department for their hard work in preparing the application!