chevy in the hole http://michiganradio.org en Turning a brownfield into a green space in Flint http://michiganradio.org/post/turning-brownfield-green-space-flint <p>A place where General Motors built cars for nearly century may later this year begin <a href="http://www.thelandbank.org/downloads/reimagining_chevy_in_the_hole.pdf">transforming into a city park</a> in Flint.</p><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:55:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17203 at http://michiganradio.org Turning a brownfield into a green space in Flint Michigan getting more federal money to cleanup brownfield sites http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-getting-more-federal-money-cleanup-brownfield-sites <p>Michigan is getting about $1.5 million from the federal government to help with the continued cleanup of polluted former industrial sites.</p><p></p><p>The grant money will fund brownfield assessments, job training and cleanup of sites in Genesee County and southeast Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>“By redeveloping these sites, cleaning them up and redeveloping them…we’re essentially contributing economic activity to these communities,” Susan Hedman, the region 5 EPA administrator, said at a news conference in Flint, “Creating jobs….and transforming communities.”</p><p></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:56:41 +0000 Steve Carmody 14110 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan getting more federal money to cleanup brownfield sites