Cleanup complete at former charter school in Dinosaur thanks to Brownfields grant

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Thanks to a $200,000 Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields grant, the Town of Dinosaur has completed cleanup of asbestos, lead-based paint, polychlorinated biphenyl and mold at the former Dinosaur Community Charter School.

The EPA previously awarded the grant in 2019 to help with the cleanup, paving the way for the renovation of the property into a community center.

“EPA Brownfields grants continue to help Colorado communities clean up and restore properties impacted by environmental contamination,” said EPA Acting Regional Administrator Deb Thomas in a news release. “It’s especially rewarding when our assistance helps transform a building that was once a burden into a cornerstone for community revitalization.”  Read more