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30th Annual Black Youth Leadership Development Institute

Join us in St. Simon Island for our 30th Annual Black Youth Leadership Development Institute! Harambee House, Inc. hosts its 30th annual event, July 29 -- August 2, 2019.  We bring inner-city teenagers and young adults to the Epworth-By-The-Sea resort and retreat for five days…

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New Orleans Under Severe Weather Warnings

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A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend and push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to the tops of…

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Four Communities in Georgia Receive $1.2 Million in Brownfield Grants to Return Blighted Properties to Productive Reuse and Promote Economic Redevelopment

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ATLANTA (April 25, 2018) –  Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected 144 communities, including four in Georgia, for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund [see below], and Cleanup grants  [see below].  In total, 221 grants totaling $54.3 million will provide communities with funding to…

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Congratulations Graduates!

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The 2019 Class of the Environmental Careers Worker Training Program 'walked' this past Saturday, June 1, in their ceremony celebrating the completion of an eleven week program.  This group of eager participants were introduced to the safety and health training provided by the Occupational Safety…

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EPA & City of Savannah’s Brownfield Assessment Project Community-Wide Meeting

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ATTENTION Notice of Community Information/Engagement Meeting U.S. EPA Brownfield Community-wide Brownfield Assessment Project Date: June 6, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. — 7:30p.m. Location: Habitat for Humanity Restore 701 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Savannah, GA 31404 The City of Savannah is the recipient of a…

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