Brownfields Redevelopment Program

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Why is redevelopment of brownfields important?

Redevelopment of brownfields potentially benefits the environment, the community and industry by:

  • Preserving undeveloped greenspace.
  • Cleaning up contaminated properties, thereby mitigating potential health risks.
  • Returning properties to tax rolls.
  • Creating employment opportunities.
  • Removing blight and rejuvenating dilapidated areas.

EPA Data / GIS