|Federal agencies that contribute to EPA's environmental goals, and how they make a difference.|
|Programs by EPA Strategic Goal
1. Climate Change and Improving Air Quality
2. Protecting America's Waters
3. Cleaning Up and Sustainable Development
4. Safety of Chemicals and Preventing Pollution
Programs by Agency
AID, ARC, CNCS, CPSC, CSB, DHS, DOC, DOD, DOE, DOI, DOJ, DOL, DOS, DOT, ED, FHFA, GSA, HHS, HUD, NASA, NRC, NSF, OSTP, SBA, TVA, USDA, USPS, USTR, VA
Department of Health and Human Services
EPA Goal 3: Cleaning Up Communities and
Advancing Sustainable Development
Community health is an important part of land revitalization. ATSDR works to include health considerations in brownfield redevelopment and land reuse.
ATSDR’s Brownfield / Land Reuse Initiative promotes health, community involvement, partnerships, communication and education.
Source(s) of Information
1. ATSDR Brownfield/Land Reuse Initiative
Related EPA Program(s)
Brownfields are defined as real properties, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse, which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. (There is some statutory exclusion to this definition). The Brownfields Program is designed to empower states, Tribes, local communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together to prevent, assess, safely cleanup, and reuse Brownfields.
• Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liabilities Act (CERCLA) as amended by the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act (Pub. L.107-118)
• Government Management Reform Act (1990)
• Solid Waste Disposal Act
• Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act
• Annual Appropriations Act