Reclaiming the Sierra

City of Grass Valley receives a second Brownfields Assessment grant from EPA

June 21, 2012

The Sierra Fund congratulates the City of Grass Valley on receiving a $200,000 grant from the EPA Brownfields program for assessment of hazardous materials at the Village of South Auburn site at 750 South Auburn Avenue. The 11-acre site is adjacent to a historic mining property and has been used for illegal dumping.  For more information, see Grass Valley’s Assessment Grant Fact Sheet on the EPA website. 

Eight Brownfields grants were awarded to communities in California, visit the EPA Brownfields website more details on these awards.