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EPA_PressReleaseThe EPA has announced a $200,000 Brownfields area-wide planning grant to Temple University. As a Principal Investigator, this will be my third project funded by the EPA. Our Center for Sustainable Communities is collaborating with the New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) and leaders from community and city organizations, including the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, Conrail, and SEPTA Police Department, to engage the community in planning and designing future uses of brownfield properties in a 161-acre area which is part of Philadelphia’s North of Lehigh neighborhood. Read more here.