City of The Dalles receives Grant from the EPA

The City of The Dalles has received a $600,000 brownfield assessment coalition grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. According to an EPA press release, assessment activities will focus on the 318-acre Columbia Gateway/Downtown urban renewal area of the city. Priority sites include a former auto wrecking yard, a bulk oil plant, a heating oil distributor, a dry cleaner, and several former automotive service stations. The city’s coalition partners are the Port of The Dalles and Wasco County. The Dalles was one of four cities in Oregon to receive a total of $2.65 million in the latest funding cycle