MEDIA ADVISORY | ADEQ Announces a $12,000 Brownfields Grant to the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside in Navajo County

ADEQ officials announced today a $12,000 Brownfields Grant award to the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside to conduct an asbestos and lead-based paint survey of the old Town Hall building at the corner of Niels Hansen and Jackson Lanes.

The Town of Pinetop-Lakeside intends to conduct remediation and abatement of contaminants based on survey results and to prepare for the building's eventual demolition. The building previously served, over 60 years, as a Town Hall, an office space and a junior high school..

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ADEQ Brownfields Assistance Program

Redeveloping Brownfields has the potential to reduce environmental hazards, mitigate public health threats, create new business opportunities, increase tax revenue and restore habitats and blighted areas to productive use. Program funds are limited and available to eligible applicants.

Established in 2003, ADEQ’s Brownfields Assistance Program conducts projects through Arizona’s State Response Grant using funds provided by the Environmental Protection Agency. The program has funded more than 70 projects, assisting local governments, schools, hospitals, nonprofits and tribes in completing environmental assessments and cleanups.

More Information

To learn more about the grant or to apply, contact:
Jennie Curé
P: 602-771-2296
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