EPA Partners with K‐State to Host Community Input Session in Holden, Mo

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Due to anticipated inclement weather, the original event scheduled for Thursday, March 10th has been rescheduled as detailed below.
LENEXA, KAN. (MAR. 1, 2022)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Kansas State University (K‐State) Technical Assistance for Brownfields (TAB) program will partner to host a Community Input Session about the potential future redevelopment of the former Martha Rose Chemical/Holden Business Park Superfund Site in Holden, Missouri. “Redeveloping formerly contaminated sites and returning them to productive reuse is at the heart of the Brownfields program,” said EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister. “Working together with our partners at K‐State TAB, we look forward to hearing from local residents about how this site could become a community asset.”

The Community Input Session will be held Thursday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Holden
City Hall Haller Building, 101 W. 3rd Street, Holden, Missouri.During the session, participants will work in groups to identify potential development ideas for the site. The groups will then report their ideas to the larger group in attendance prior to a vote. Results will be used by K‐State TAB to formulate conceptual redevelopment plans.

For additional information regarding the Community Input Session, please contact Tracy Brantner, Johnson County Economic Development Corporation, at
brantner@growjocomo.com or 660‐747‐0244.

Learn more about EPA Region 7: www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa‐region‐7‐midwest