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Brownfields

Brownfields and Land Revitalization in Region 8

The EPA Brownfields Program in Region 8 provides grants and technical assistance in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 tribal nations. Brownfields assistance can be used to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse contaminated properties.  

On this page, you will find information specific to Region 8’s Brownfields activities.  Please visit the national Brownfields Program and Land Revitalization web sites for more information about brownfields, competitive grants and national program benefits.  

On this page:

Brownfields Technical Assistance 

Targeted Brownfields Assessments

EPA provides environmental assessment services free of charge to communities through the Targeted Brownfields Assessment (TBA) program. Services typically include Phase I and II assessments and cleanup planning. TBA applications can be sumbitted anytime throughout the year. Get started with a TBA.

Technical Assistance to Brownfields

EPA's Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities (TAB) program provides free technical assistance to communities to increase their understanding and involvement in brownfields cleanup, revitalization and reuse.  The TAB program is funded by EPA and available to all stakeholders.  The Kansas State University (KSU)  offers free technical assistance for region 8 and training program services to EPA Brownfields grantees  and to those seeking brownfield grants in Region 8.

Brochure: Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program: Transforming Environmental Liabilities into Community Assets

Stories from Around the Region 

Interactive Story Maps: 

Brownfield Success Stories:

Highlights from Region 8

Western Brownfields Wire

The Western Brownfields Wire (WBWire) is an EPA newsletter about brownfields assessment, cleanup and revitalization efforts in the western United States.    Please email Stephanie Shen at shen.stephanie@epa.gov to get on our distribution list and receive the WBWire through email.    Read recent WBWires

State Cleanup Programs within Region 8

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Map of EPA Region 8

ColoradoMontanaNorth DakotaSouth DakotaUtahWyoming

State & Tribal Response Program Agreements

Federally Recognized Tribes with CERCLA 128(a) Brownfields Programs