Pioneer Valley
Planning Commission

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Media Release

CONTACT: Anne Capra, PVPC Principal Planner (413) 781-6045


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2011

Chicopee River Stormwater Project to be Introduced at Kickoff Event

The Pioneer Valley Regional Ventures Center (PVRVC) will host a Chicopee River Stormwater Project kickoff event Wednesday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. at the Medina Street Boat Ramp on Medina Street in Chicopee.
 
The Pioneer Valley Regional Ventures Center has been awarded mitigation funds in the amount of $24,000 for use in a Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) related to stormwater and benefiting the Chicopee River. The funding was awarded as part of a consent decree issued out of Clean Water Action v. Ginmar Enterprises, Inc.

The SEP will address stormwater pollution and improve water quality in the Chicopee River through the following activities:

 

The PVRVC is the 501(c)(3) arm of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. To learn more about this project and how you may participate to meet some of your NPDES MS4 stormwater permit requirements, contact PVPC Principal Planner Anne Capra at (413) 781-6045 or acapra@pvpc.org.

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