Hill County proceeds with grant application
Local government and business leaders are one step closer to aquiring a federal grant that could encourage commercial and industrial development in Hill County.
Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Brownfields program provides money to assess, clean and redevelop properties tainted by hazardous materials. On Wednesday, the Hill County Commission submitted a grant proposal to the EPA, which could be approved as early as June, said Annmarie Robinson, deputy director of Bear Paw Development Corp.
The grant application is the second part of a two-step process that communities...