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 […]

Capital Public Radio story on Nevada City’s EPA Brownfields project and USGS work on Deer Creek

June 21, 2012

Kathleen Masterson, environmental reporter for Capital Public Radio, attended The Sierra Fund’s tour of Deer Creek as part of our Reclaiming the Sierra conference.  She put together an excellent story on mining impacts in this watershed, which aired on May 21 and features our conference speakers including Shelly Covert of Nevada City Rancheria, Jason Muir […]