Girard to Receive $500,000 Brownfield Grant

GIRARD, Ohio – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the city a $500,000 grant to help tackle a longstanding industrial eyesore. The EPA announced Tuesday that it awarded Girard a Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup grant to remediate the former Ohio Leatherworks property at 1052 North State St. “This is an honor to the citizens who labored at the Ohio Leatherworks from 1900 to 1970,” said Mayor James Melfi. “These citizens supported their families and our nation t

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