Montrose Partners with Livingston County to Identify and Prioritize Brownfield Sites

Senator and Montrose employees

EPA Brownfields Awards

 

Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, visited the Village of Geneseo in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region to announce that Livingston and Seneca counties will each receive $1.5 million in grants from the EPA Brownfields Program to complete environmental assessments, clean up planning, and sustainable reuse planning for dozens of contaminated properties.

Montrose’s Brownfields & Community Revitalization Team members including Principal Environmental Scientist, Steve Campbell, and Project Scientist, Katie Nelson, made this possible by writing successful, compelling grant applications for the communities.

The press conference, held at a significant Brownfield site just off Main Street in the village, marked a pivotal moment in the area’s revitalization. The former laundromat, strategically located, is poised for a future as a mixed commercial/residential space. This transformation will not only create immediate job and housing opportunities, but also enhance the overall aesthetic and appeal of the neighborhood. Senator Schumer stated, “This is how we start to turn the corner on these landscapes, and how we turn these barriers into gateways.”

About Montrose

Montrose is a leading environmental solutions company focused on supporting commercial and government organizations as they deal with the challenges of today, and prepare for what’s coming tomorrow. With ~3200 employees across 100+ locations worldwide, Montrose combines deep local knowledge with an integrated approach to design, engineering, and operations, enabling Montrose to respond effectively and efficiently to the unique requirements of each project. From comprehensive air measurement and laboratory services to regulatory compliance, emergency response, permitting, engineering, and remediation, Montrose delivers innovative and practical solutions that keep its clients on top of their immediate needs – and well ahead of the strategic curve. For more information, visit www.montrose-env.com.

 

Media Relations:
Sarah Kaiser
(225) 955-1702
pr@montrose-env.com

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