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Kathy Castor announces EPA funding for south St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg became one of only five communities in the U.S. to receive grants from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up contaminated sites in the city, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced Friday. The two grants, totally $400,000, will go toward conducting 20 environmental assessments and support cleanup planning at eight sites in the Southside Community Redevelopment Area. St. Petersburg is one of only five communities nationwide to receive this grant funding. “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields grants will…

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Proposed Commerce Park project would bring jobs, housing to south St. Pete

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Four new businesses, including a solar energy and wind farm consultant, could come to south St. Petersburg under a proposal scheduled to go before the City Council this week. The Commerce Park project would also bring at least 65 new jobs and housing to the south St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area. A majority of those jobs — 34 — would be set aside for applicants who have low to moderate incomes, and at least 17 of those would have to…

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