• 45 percent of grant recipients are conducting area wide or multiple site investigations that include both hazardous substance sites and petroleum underground storage tank sites.
Population Size: 33,064
Grant Amount: $120,000.00
Date of Grant Agreement: June 28, 1999
Local Contact: Rita Backstrom
City of Alton
101 East Third Street
Alton, Illinois 62002
Site Description: A 1.5 square mile industrial corridor with an estimated 15 brownfields sites.
Proposed Use of Grant Funds: Perform Phase One environmental site assessments at properties within the industrial corridor to identify past use and to estimate likelihood of contamination. Perform Phase two environmental assessments (soil and groundwater sampling) at the properties with the highest potential for contamination. The City of Alton will then use the sampling results to prioritize sites in need of cleanup and to facilitate entry of these sites into the Site Remediation Program by the property owners.
Population Size: 34,299
Grant Amount: $88,191.00
Date of Grant Agreement: January 25, 2001
Local Contact: James Plonczynski
Village of Bartlett
228 South Main Street
Bartlett, IL 60103
Site Description: A former service station, and later an industrial facility engaged in the manufacture of flexible piping products, located in the midst of the city’s downtown redevelopment area.
Proposed Use of Grant Funds: Perform Phase One and Phase Two environmental assessments, determine cleanup objectives, and prepare a remedial action plan under the Site Remediation Program. These properties are intended for future use as the Bartlett Town Center, a mixed use development in the center of downtown.
Population Size: 566
Grant Amount: $38,959.00
Date of Grant Agreement: April 20, 2001
Local Contact: Daniel Nisavic
Village of Bedford Park
6701 South Archer Avenue
Bedford Park, Illinois 60501
Site Description: A 2-3 acre site formerly used as a storage drum and chemical manufacturer.
Proposed Use of Grant Funds: The Village is planning to redevelop this unoccupied land as two parcels, eastern and western. The eastern parcel will be used as a water reservoir, pump station, and fire station. The western parcel will house a ten million gallon water storage tank.
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