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Rochester brownfield projects receive federal funding (access required)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.4 million in Western New York for three brownfield cleanup projects, including one in the Rochester region. Nationwide, more than 150 communities will receive 154 grants totaling $66.5 million through the EPA’s Multipurpose, ...

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Document Security Systems launches solar development business (access required)

Rochester’s Document Security Systems Inc. has launched a new business to develop utility-scale solar farms at superfund sites. Alset Solar Inc. was formed to provide a clean energy future to polluted or underutilized properties and supplement the power grid or ...

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Wegmans wins EPA award for promoting safer cleaning products (access required)

Wegmans this week won an award from the federal Environmental Protection Agency for its promotion of safer cleaning products. This marks the fourth year Wegmans won the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award. The EPA praised Wegmans for offering ...

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EPA gives city money to ameliorate brownfields (access required)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has chosen Rochester as the recipient of two Brownfield Grants to revitalize blighted properties and promote economic redevelopment. Rochester received $400,000 in assistance for two projects. The City of Rochester received a $200,000 brownfields petroleum ...

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