EPA Assessment Grant Program

EPA awarded the City of Texarkana, Texas a total of $400,000.00 in assessment grant funds in 2010, with $200,000.00 being for environmental assessment of sites possible hazardous material contamination such as asbestos, lead-based paint, mold, etc, and $200,000.00 for assessment of properties with possible petroleum product contamination. With those two grants, the city has conducted Phase I assessment on 19 properties and Phase II assessment on 9 properties.