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EPA’s Brownfields Mission Empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to inventory,

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1 EPA’s Brownfields Mission Empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to inventory, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. Empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to inventory, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. Provide financial and technical assistance for brownfield revitalization, including grants for: Provide financial and technical assistance for brownfield revitalization, including grants for: –Environmental Site Assessments –Cleanups (Direct Cleanups or Revolving Loan Funds) –Job Training

2 Brownfields Definition “...real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” “...real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.”

3 Brownfields Process Identify Property Identify Property Assess Environmental Conditions Assess Environmental Conditions –Phase I assessment site visit, interviews, records search site visit, interviews, records search –Phase II assessment sampling and testing sampling and testing Cleanup Cleanup Sustainable Redevelopment Sustainable Redevelopment

4 2009 Brownfield Funding *25% For Petroleum Targeted Brownfields Assessments ASSESSMENT GRANTS CLEANUP Revolving Loan Fund GRANTS Direct CLEANUP GRANTS JOB-TRAINING GRANTS STATE & TRIBAL RESPONSE PROGRAM GRANTS $78 Million* Communities $50 Million States & Tribes $100 Million* 2009 Economic Stimulus TRAINING, Research and technical Assistance GRANTS

5 Iowa River Landing Coralville, IA After Before Before After Ice Harbor Port of Dubuque Dubuque, IA

6 Resource Contacts U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 Brownfield Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 Brownfield Program –Steve Kovac, Region 7 Program Director (913) / –Susan Klein, Region 7 Brownfield Coordinator (913) / –Ronald King, Region 7 Targeted Brownfield Assessment Coordinator (913) / Iowa Brownfields Program Iowa Brownfields Program –Mel Pins, Iowa Department of Natural Resources (515) /

7 Web-based Resources U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) –National Brownfields and Land Revitalization –U.S. EPA Region 7 Brownfield Program –U.S. EPA Region 7 Targeted Brownfield Assessment Application ssessment.htm ssessment.htm Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) –http://www.iowadnr.gov/land/consites/brownfields


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