State Brownfields Agencies/Legislation

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State brownfields regulatory agencies, legislation, and other resources.

  • Alabama
    • Department of Environmental Management
  • Alaska
    • Department of Environmental Conservation: Contaminated Sites Remediation Program
    • Voluntary Cleanup Program
  • Arizona
    • Brownfields Assistance: Department of Environmental Quality Voluntary Remediation Program
    • ADEQ Voluntary Remediation Program Main Page
  • Arkansas
    • Department of Pollution Control and Ecology: Hazardous Waste Division
    • Summary of Arkansas’ Voluntary Cleanup Bill (posted by EPA Region 6)
  • California
    • Brownfields Initiatives/Voluntary Cleanup Program: Cal. Environmental Protection Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Colorado
    • Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Hazardous Materials & Waste Management Division Overview
    • House Bill 94-1299 “Voluntary Cleanup and Redevelopment Act”
    • Memorandum of Agreement between EPA and CDPHE regarding the Voluntary Cleanup Program
  • Connecticut
    • Department of Environmental Protection: Urban Sites Remedial Action Program
  • Delaware
    • Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Site Investigation and Restoration Program: Brownfields Program
    • Memorandum Of Agreement Between DNREC And EPA Concerning Delaware’s Voluntary Cleanup Program (an MSWord document)
  • Florida
    • Department of Environmental Protection: Brownfields Program. This page includes many updated links to current and pending Florida brownfields legislation.
  • Georgia
    • Department of Natural Resources
  • Hawaii
    • Department of Health, Hazard and Emergency Response Office: Voluntary Response Program
  • Idaho
    • Division of Environmental Quality: Remediation
  • Illinois
    • IL Environmental Protection Agency — Site Remediation Program
    • 35 IL Administrative Code Part 740 (Site Remediation Program) and Part 742 (Tiered Approach to Corrective Action Objectives) (Adobe Acrobat PDF files)
    • Illinois Brownfields Cleanups: Quicker, Cheaper, Effective
    • Summary of IL Voluntary Cleanup Programs, (posted by EPA Region 5)
  • Indiana
    • IN Department of Environmental Management – Brownfields Home Page
    • IN DEM’s Brownfields Laws, Regulations, and Policies Page
    • Summary of IN Voluntary Cleanup Programs (posted by EPA Region 5)
    • The Indiana Environmental Practitioner’s Website: Brownfields Page
  • Iowa
    • Department of Natural Resources — Brownfields Program
    • IA Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act
  • Kansas
    • Department of Health and the Environment — Bureau of Environmental Remediation, Remedial Section
    • Guides to the KS Cooperative Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program, and other programs (posted by EPA Region 7)
  • Kentucky
    • The Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet — Brownfields
    • KY Dept. of Environmental Protection: Voluntary Cleanup Program
    • KY DEP Division of Waste Management: Regulations and Statutes Page
  • Louisiana
    • Department of Environmental Quality: Inactive and Abandoned Sites Division
    • LA Voluntary Cleanup Program
  • Maine
    • State Planning Office: Brownfields Home Page
    • Department of Environmental Protection: Voluntary Response Action Program (VRAP)
    • VRAP Program Law
  • Maryland
    • MD Department of the Environment: Brownfields page
    • Brownfields Chronology: A brief history of brownfields in Maryland, in timeline format.
    • House Bill 409 — An Act Concerning Brownfields – Voluntary Cleanup and Revitalization Programs
    • EPA – MDE Memorandum of Understanding
    • Maryland Brownfields Task Force Report
  • Massachusetts
    • Department of Environmental Protection – Brownfields
    • Massachusetts Brownfields Bill (full text)
  • Michigan
    • Michigan Brownfields Homepage
    • Superfund Memorandum Of Agreement Addendum I: Brownfields Redevelopment
    • Summary of MI Voluntary Cleanup Programs (posted by EPA Region 5)
  • Minnesota
    • Pollution Control Agency — Brownfields Home Page
    • Summary of MN Voluntary Cleanup Programs (posted by EPA Region 5)
  • Mississippi
    • Department of Environmental Quality: The Mississippi Brownfields Program
    • MS Brownfields Voluntary Cleanup and Redevelopment Act – Chapter 35 (Section 49-35-1 through 49-35-27) and other MS Brownfield Regulations (Adobe Acrobat PDF files)
  • Missouri
    • Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program: Brownfields Redevelopment
    • DNR Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program: Voluntary Cleanup Program Fact Sheet (posted by EPA Region 7)
  • Montana
    • Department of Environmental Quality — Remediation Division
  • Nebraska
    • Department of Environmental Quality: Superfund Section
    • Overview of NE’s Remedial Action Plan Monitoring Act (RAPMA)
  • Nevada
    • Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Corrective Actions: Brownfields Program
  • New Hampshire
    • Department of Environmental Services Hazardous Waste Remediation Bureau (HWRB)– Brownfields Program
  • New Jersey
    • Department of Environmental Protection: Site Remediation Program – Brownfields
    • NJ Office of State Planning: Brownfields Page
    • NJ Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act P.L. 1997, c. 278
  • New Mexico
    • Environment Department Brownfields Pilot Program
  • New York
    • Department of Environmental Conservation: Division of Remediation
  • North Carolina
    • Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources: Division of Waste Management — Brownfields Program
    • NC Brownfield Property Reuse Act of 1997
  • North Dakota
    • Department of Health, Division of Waste Management — Hazardous Waste Program
  • Ohio
    • OH Environmental Protection Agency – Voluntary Action Program
    • Summary of OH Voluntary Cleanup Programs (posted by EPA Region 5)
  • Oklahoma
    • Department of Environmental Quality Brownfields Information
    • DEQ Waste Management — Overview of Brownfields Law and Program
    • Memorandum Of Agreement Between The Oklahoma Department Of Environmental Quality And Region 6 EPA
  • Oregon
    • Department of Environmental Quality: Brownfields Program
    • “Brownfields and Oregon” (posted by EPA Region 10)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Department of Environmental Protection – Land Recycling Program (Brownfields)
    • Legislation:
      • Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (Act 2)
      • Economic Development Agency, Fiduciary and Lender Environmental Liability Protection Act (Act 3)
      • Industrial Sites Environmental Assessment Act (Act 4)
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
    • RI Department of Environmental Management, Office of Waste Management: Brownfields in Rhode Island
    • RI State Brownfields Program
  • South Carolina
    • Department of Health and Environmental Control: Bureau of Land and Waste Management — Division of Site Assessment and Remediation
  • South Dakota
    • Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Ground Water Quality: Voluntary Cleanup Programs
    • More DENR Brownfields Information
  • Tennessee
    • Department of Environmental Conservation — Voluntary Cleanup, Oversight, and Assistance Program
  • Texas
    • TX Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC)’s Brownfields Redevelopment Initiative
    • Memorandum Of Agreement Between The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission And EPA Region 6
  • Utah
    • Department of Environmental Quality — Environmental Response/Remediation: Voluntary Cleanup Program
    • UT Code Title 19 — Chapter 08: Voluntary Cleanup Program Statute
  • Vermont
    • VT Agency of Natural Resources: Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Virginia
    • Department of Environmental Quality: Waste Management Programs — Voluntary Remediation Program
  • Washington
    • Department of Ecology Voluntary Cleanup Program: Brownfields
    • Dept. of Ecology: Brownfields Resource Guide
    • “Brownfields and Washington State” (posted by EPA Region 10)
  • West Virginia
    • Department of Environmental Protection: Office of Remediation
  • Wisconsin
    • Department of Natural Resources: Brownfields: Redeveloping Contaminated Property
    • Summary of Wisconsin’s New Brownfields Programs and Initiatives
    • Summary of WI Voluntary Cleanup Programs (posted by EPA Region 5)
  • Wyoming
    • Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division