Pilot Grant Announced for EastPark Industrial Park

U.S. Representative Hal Rogers, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Governor Matt Bevin announced on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, a $4 million Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Grant to do site preparation work at the EastPark Industrial Park. The grant was awarded by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinets Division of Abandoned Mine Lands to Northeast Kentucky Regional Industrial Park Authority as part of the 2017 Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Program to revitalize the coalfields in Kentucky’s Appalachian region. The project will involve installing a grid of aggregate and concrete support piers and columns on a 300-acre site that will be the location of the Braidy Industries aluminum rolling mill.

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