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More Funds Available to Remediate Brownfields and Spur Economic Development

 

A new round of funding will offer up to $20 million to remediate and redevelop brownfield sites throughout the state. Governor Malloy, along with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Smith, announced the availability of this fund which will have an application deadline of June 20.

The administration of this fund will bring a boon to Connecticut’s economy according to Commissioner Smith: “Under Governor Malloy’s leadership, Connecticut is making major investments in redeveloping brownfields to spur growth, attract private investment and create jobs. By making these investments, Connecticut can ensure that we grow our economy in a smart, sustainable way that revitalizes our urban centers and helps us create dynamic and livable spaces in our communities.”

Applications must be submitted to DECD, 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106-7106 no later than Monday, June 30, 2014. Questions related to the application must be submitted to brownfields@ct.gov by June 9, 2014; responses will be posted at ctbrownfields.gov by June 16, 2014.

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