Moving Pillsbury Forward to Apply for Brownfield Grant


Moving Pillsbury Forward, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is applying for a Brownfield Cleanup Grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for activities associated with the remediation of the former Pillsbury Mills Plant Site, located at 1525 E. Phillips Avenue, Springfield, Illinois.

As part of the application process, Moving Pillsbury Forward is required to obtain input to their proposal, which is due to EPA on November 22, 2022.  Starting November 2, 2022, a draft of the grant application and the draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup and Alternatives (ABCA) for the site will be available for public review at DelGiorno Law Office, LLC; 2160 S. 6th St., Ste. E, Springfield, IL 62703 during normal business hours.  These draft documents will also be available for public review on the Moving Pillsbury Forward website at

Download the draft of the grant narrative here…

Moving Pillsbury Forward will also discuss the draft proposal and draft ABCA, as well as accept and consider public comments at a Public Meeting at 5:30 on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Lincoln Library (DeFrates Room), 326 S. 7th St. Springfield, IL, 62701.  If you need accessibility or language accommodations for the Public Meeting, please contact Chris Richmond, Moving Pillsbury Forward Board President, at 217-899-2749 or by email to .

Moving Pillsbury Forward will consider, respond to, and/or incorporate all substantial written comments on the DRAFT Application and ABCA documents that are received by Monday, November 21, 2022.Written comments should be directed to Chris Richmond at  or by US mail to Moving Pillsbury Forward, PO Box 404, Springfield, IL 62705.

Best Regards,

Chris Richmond,
President, Moving Pillsbury Forward