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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $600,000 Awarded to Municipalities in the Mississippi Second Congressional District

July 29, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                       Contact: Stephanie Booker

July 29, 2020                                                                                                                               601-866-9003

 

Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $600,000 Awarded to Municipalities in the Mississippi Second Congressional District

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Program has awarded grant funds to the following:

 

Recipient

Amount

City of Canton

$300,000

City of Vicksburg

$300,000

 

This action approves funding to inventory, characterize, assess, conduct cleanup planning, revitalization plan and community involvement related activities for brownfield sites in the City.