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Good News 2014

Good News 2014

Suburban Pittsburgh leaders push for bicycle lanes

By BILL ZALATOS, TribLIVE

October 12, 2014 PITTSBURGH, PA — Emulating Pittsburgh, leaders in Ross and other suburbs hope to make their communities a safe haven for bicyclists and pedestrians. more »»

Bike trail inches closer to the river

By TOM GIAMBRONI, The Review

September 8, 2014 LISBON, OH — The Columbiana County Park District is close to realizing its long-term goal of reaching the Ohio River with the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail. more »»

Beaver, Lawrence counties get $1 million in EPA brownfield grants

By J.D. PROSE, Elwood City Ledger

May 29, 2014 BEAVER COUNTY, PA — Beaver County will receive $600,000 and Lawrence County is in line for $400,000 in grants under the Environmental Protection Agency’s brownfields assessment program to reclaim former industrial sites and encourage redevelopment, the agency announced Wednesday. more »»

Slideshow:  Acres of potential in Beaver County

By JUSTINE COYNE, Pittsburgh Business Times

Feb 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH, PA For this week's edition of the Pittsburgh Business Times, I spoke with representatives of the Ohio River Area-wide Brownfields Planning Project to discuss their proposals to reimagine the brownfields that line Beaver County's river banks.

The Borough of Monaca received a $150,000 grant from the EPA in 2011 as part of a pilot program promoting an area-wide planning approach to community brownfield challenges. Partnering with the City of Aliquippa, the Borough of Coraopolis, the Borough of Midland and the Ohio River Trail Council, the communities joined together to undertake a grassroots effort to rethink the future of these areas as a way to overcome the loss of a significant portion of the county’s manufacturing and industrial base.  more »»

 

 

 

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