A $200,000 grant has been awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up the site of a former pottery plant in Chester.
The EPA says ceramic items were manufactured at the former Taylor, Smith and Taylor Pottery site from 1900 until 1982.
Now, the facility is being demolished and the property developed for other business purposes, but it's polluted with metals and other contaminants.
According to the Associated Press, the brownfields cleanup grant was awarded to the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle.
The money will be used to clean up the property, as well as reuse planning and community outreach.
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