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EPA Brownfields Public Hearing Set for October 7th

October 5, 2023

Irvine, Kentucky.

The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation will hold a public meeting on Saturday, October 7th, 2023, at 1:00 pm at 499 Kirkland Avenue, Irvine, Kentucky, as part of the application for Environmental Protection Agency Cleanup grant for the Kentucky Rail Heritage Center (KRHC). The reference number for this grant opportunity is EPA-I-OLEM-OBLR-23-15

The meeting will also involve information regarding closing the Brownfields Award recently completed, reference number EPA-OLEM-OBLR-20-07.

Visitors will be hosted in the Railroad Museum in the historic brick yard office on the property.

The purpose of the public hearing is to give the community an opportunity to learn more about this project, ask questions, learn how grant dollars are being used to revitalize The Yard, and to make comments about the grant application and the Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) document. A copy of the ABCA will be available for viewing. The public will have an opportunity to verbally comment on the document. Comments will be captured in meeting minutes by Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation staff. This meeting will be held in-person.  For those unable to attend the public hearing, you can submit written comments to

To learn more about the project, visit


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