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Governor Malloy Announces $10 Million to Clean Brownfields


Governor Malloy has awarded $10 million to clean up brownfield sites in seven towns. On April 17, 2013 Governor Malloy and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith announced together that Clinton, Hartford, Middletown, New Haven, Vernon, Waterbury, and Watertown will receive $10,507,339 to remediate nine brownfields.

The projects are as follows:

  • Clinton - $200,000 grant for environmental site characterization and geotechnical engineering assistance to determine the remediation and feasibility of converting a nine acre portion of the former town landfill into a two-rink ice skating facility.
  • Hartford - $2,000,000 grant to assist with the remediation and reuse of the Capewell Horsenail Factory. Ninety housing units and 35,000 square feet of retail space is planned for the former factory.
  • Hartford  - $500,000 grant to assist with asbestos and lead abatement on a Pearl Street property that is slated for mixed use, including 66 residential ownership units.
  • Middletown — The Middletown Transit District will receive a $964,339 loan for remediation and soil cap, helping to finance a new transit station.
  • New Haven — Goatville Development, LLC, will receive a $1,748,500 loan for a mixed-use development that will include approximately 200 housing units on the Star Supply site.
  • Vernon — Kaplan Mill Works, LLC, will receive a $2,000,000 loan for the remediation and reuse of the Hockanum Mill in Rockville. The former mill will house commercial and light industrial uses.
  • Waterbury - The Waterbury Development Corporation will receive a $780,000 grant which is gap financing to help complete remediation and demolition work at the Washington Avenue Business Park, the site of a future mixed-use development.
  • Waterbury  - $2,000,000 grant to help the Waterbury Development Corporation with site remediation after a fire at 313 Mill Street, the Mad River Development site across from the Anamet remediation project.
  • Watertown — Frost Bridge Associates, LLC, will receive a $314,500 loan for remediation and reuse work at a construction and demolition debris recycling facility.

Click here to read the full press release. 


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