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Brownfields

Brownfields Publications about Funding, Sustainability, Stewardship and More

The publications listed in the table below address a wide range of topics including funding, environmental justice, sustainability, finance, long-term stewardship, all appropriate inquiries, urban agriculture, cleanup, and public health. 

You can sort publications by subject matter in the table below or use the search bar to find the publication you are looking for. 

Subject Matter Title Pub-date
Cleanup Understanding Procurement for Sampling and Analytical Services Under a Triad Approach (PDF) 2017
General Information Unlocking Brownfields Redevelopment: Establishing a Local Revolving Loan Fund Program (PDF) 2017
Urban Agriculture Urban Farm Business Plan Workbook (PDF) 2017
Urban Agriculture Urban Farm Business Plan Worksheets (PDF) 2017
Cleanup Use of Dynamic Work Strategies Under a Triad Approach for Site Assessment and Cleanup - Technology Bulletin (PDF) 2017
Cleanup Using Biosolids for Reclamation/Remediation of Disturbed Soils (PDF)  
Cleanup Using the Triad Approach to Improve the Cost-effectiveness of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanups (PDF) 2017
Cleanup Using the Triad Approach to Streamline Brownfields Site Assessment and Cleanup (PDF) 2017
Vapor Intrusion Vapor Intrusion Issues at Brownfields Sites (PDF) 2017
Benefits of Brownfields Verifying the Social, Environmental, and Economic Promise of Brownfield Programs (PDF) 2008
Sustainability Waterfront Sustainability Pilot, Allentown PA: Technical Memorandum on Conceptual Design Using Low Impact Development (PDF) 2017
Brownfields Funding 2017 Brownfields Federal Programs Guide (PDF) 2017
Mine-Scarred Lands A Citizen's Handbook to Address Contaminated Coal Mine Drainage (PDF) 1997
Mine-Scarred Lands Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (PDF) 2000
Mine-Scarred Lands Acid Mine Drainage: Innovative Treatment Technologies (PDF) 2003
Environmental Justice Addressing Environmental Justice in EPA Brownfields Communities (PDF) 2009
Benefits of Brownfields Air and Water Quality Impacts of Brownfields Redevelopment: A Study of Five Communities (PDF) 2011
Sustainability Allen-Morrison Project: Technical Memorandum on Creating Inventory of Materials that can be Reused or Recycled through Deconstruction (PDF) 2009
Long-term Stewardship An Introduction to the Cost of Engineering and Institutional Controls at Brownfield Properties (PDF) 2009
Sustainability Property Fact Sheet, South Valley Parkway Corridor Lands, Luzerne County, PA (PDF) 2008
Sustainability Protecting Water Resources with Higher-Density Development (PDF) N/A
Green Infrastructure Rainwater Harvesting System Design (PDF) 2009
Sustainability Recommendations for Sustainable Site Design — Green Landscape Plan (PDF) 2009
Sustainability Recover Your Resources - Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Construction and Demolition Materials at Land Revitalization Projects (PDF) 2009
All Appropriate Inquiries Reporting Requirements and Suggestions on Report Content (PDF) 2014
Petroleum Brownfields Revitalization in Indian Country: Petroleum Brownfields (PDF) 2009
General Information Revitalizing America's Mills: A Report on Brownfields Mill Projects (PDF) 2006
Cleanup Road Map to Understanding Innovative Technology Options for Brownfields Investigation and Cleanup, Fourth Edition (PDF) 2005
General Information Roadmap for Auto Community Revitalization (PDF) 2013
Rural Communities Rural Revitalization: EPA's Brownfields Program Working With Small And Rural Communities (PDF) 2017
Sustainability Samoa Peninsula Project: Phase I Sustainable Site Analysis Final Report (PDF) 2009
Sustainability Samoa Peninsula, CA: Sustainable Solutions for Historic Houses in Northern California, A Voluntary Green Code & Green Rehabilitation Manual (PDF)  
Brownfields Funding Setting the Stage for Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization 2017
General Information Shifting Gears: Driving Toward Auto Sector Property Revitalization (PDF)  2017
State Programs State Brownfields and Voluntary Response Programs: An Update from the States 2014
State Programs State Brownfields Insurance Programs (PDF) 2005
General Information Successful Rail Property Cleanup and Redevelopment (PDF) 2005
Sustainability Tabor Commons Green Jobs Training Program (PDF) 2008
General Information Targeted Brownfields Assessments Fact Sheet (PDF) 2017
Cleanup Technical Approaches to Characterizing and Cleaning up Brownfields Sites: Pulp and Paper Mills 2002
Cleanup Technical Approaches to Characterizing and Cleaning up Brownfields Sites: Railroad Yards 2002
Cleanup Technical Approaches to Characterizing and Cleanup of Automotive Recycling Brownfields 2002
Cleanup Technical Approaches to Characterizing and Redeveloping Brownfields Sites: Municipal Landfills and Illegal Dumps 2002
General Information The Davis-Bacon Act and Brownfields (PDF) 2009
Mine-scarred Lands The Human Factor in Mining Reclamation (PDF) 2000
General Information The Path to Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup and Sustainable Redevelopment (PDF) 2008
Cleanup Tool Kit of Information Resources for Brownfields Investigation and Cleanup  
Job Training Transforming Lives and Advancing Economic Opportunities: EPA's Environmental Workforce and Job Training Program (PDF) 2017
Cleanup Triad Issue Paper: Using Geophysical Tools to Develop the Conceptual Site Model (PDF) 2008
Tribal Brownfields Tribal Brownfields and Response Programs - Respecting Our Land, Revitalizing Our Communities (PDF) 2014
Tribal Programs Tribal Brownfields and Response Programs: Respecting Our Land, Revitalizing Our Communities, April 2011 (PDF) 2017
General Information En Español: Programas de revitalización de tierras y antiguas instalaciones industriales de la EPA (PDF) 2017
Long-Term Stewardship Engineering Controls on Brownfields Information Guide: How They Work with Institutional Controls; the Most Common Types Used; and an Introduction to Costs (PDF) 2010
Environmental Insurance Environmental Insurance and Risk Management Tools Glossary of Terms (PDF) 2010
Environmental Insurance Environmental Insurance Helps Ensure Redevelopment (PDF) 2003
Environmental Insurance Environmental Insurance Products Available for Brownfields Redevelopment (PDF) 2003
Environmental Insurance Environmental Insurance Products Available for Brownfields Redevelopment (PDF) 2005
Funding EPA Brownfields Assessment Grants: Interested in Applying for Funding? (PDF) 2009
Funding EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grants: Interested in Applying for Funding? (PDF) 2009
Funding EPA Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants: Interested in Applying for Funding? (PDF) 2009
Petroleum Brownfields EPA Funding Available to Address Petroleum Brownfields (PDF) 2012
General Information EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project - Profile of the Metal Mining Industry (PDF) 1995
General Information EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization Programs - Properties with New Purpose (PDF) 2017
Job Training EPA's Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Program (PDF) 2015
General Information EPA's Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Communities Program: Providing Technical Assistance to Communities Facing Brownfields Challenges (PDF) 2017
Job Training EPA's Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Program Trifold Brochure (PDF) 2015
Benefits of Brownfields Evaluation of the Brownfields Program (PDF) 2012
All Appropriate Inquiries Fact Sheet on All Appropriate Inquiries Final Rule (PDF) 2014
All Appropriate Inquiries Fact Sheet on Definition of Environmental Professional included in the Final Rule (PDF) 2014
Sustainability Green Avenue Sites: Technical Memorandum - Conceptual Design for Sustainable Redevelopment (PDF) 2009
Cleanup Green Remediation: Incorporating Sustainable Environmental Practices into Remediation of Contaminated Sites (PDF) 2008
Sustainability Green Streetscapes Study: Oakman Boulevard (PDF)  
Mine-Scarred lands Hope and Hard Work-Making a Difference in the Eastern Coal Region (PDF) 2001
Urban Agriculture How Does Your Garden Grow? Brownfields Redevelopment and Local Agriculture (PDF) 2009
Cleanup Innovations in Site Characterization Case Study: The Role of a Conceptual Site Model for Expedited Site Characterization Using the Triad Approach at the Poudre River Site, Fort Collins, Colorado (PDF) 2006
General Information International Brownfields Redevelopment 2001
Sustainability Jackson Square Redevelopment Initiative - Roxbury MA: Recommendations for Green Roof Planning (PDF) 2009
Sustainability Langdale Mill Project: Technical Memo on Creating Inventory of Materials that can be Reused or Recycled (PDF) 2007
Long-term Stewardship Local Government Planning Tool to Calculate Institutional and Engineering Control Costs for Brownfield Properties (PDF) 2010
Cleanup Management and Interpretation of Data Under a Triad Approach - Technology Bulletin (PDF) 2007
Cleanup Managing Uncertainty in Environmental Decisions (PDF) 2001
General Information Methfields: Brownfields Funding and Technical Assistance to Address Clandestine Drug Labs (PDF) 2005
Mine-scarred Lands Mine Scarred Lands: Land Revitalization  2017
Mine-scarred Lands Mine Site Cleanup for Brownfields Redevelopment: A Three-Part Primer 2018
Sustainability Moran Center Sustainability Pilot Report (PDF) 2009
Finance New Markets Tax Credits (PDF) 2005
Sustainability Partnership for Sustainable Communities Brownfields Pilots (PDF) 2010
Cleanup Poland Biosolids Smelter Waste Reclamation Project (PDF) 2000
General Information Portfields: Charting a Course for Port Revitalization (PDF)  2005
Public Health Incorporating Health Monitoring Activities into an EPA Brownfields Grant 2018