BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Several Alabama communities will share
$1 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants to clean
up former industrial and commercial sites that may contain
hazardous chemicals.

In a statement Monday, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson said
the Jefferson County Industrial Development Authority will receive
$200,000 for the cleanup of the Trinity Ironworks site.

Talladega and Mobile will receive $400,000 each to assess sites, known as "brownfields," because of pollutants found at the locations that were not identified by EPA.

The grants were awarded through the federal economic stimulus

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