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Brownfields Program News and Events

US EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant
Citywide Brownfields Program is submitting an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Brownfields Cleanup Grant for the River Park, which is located adjacent to the Los Angeles River. Draft application and draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) will be available for public review and comment during the community meeting held on Wednesday, December 5 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at 570 W Avenue 26, Los Angeles, CA. Public comments are encouraged and will be accepted through January 10, 2019. Please check on this website for further updates.

Please take a look at our Draft Application for EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant here 

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Citywide Brownfields Program attended the 2018 California
Land Recycling Conference in Carson, CA 

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Citywide Brownfields Program attended the National Brownfields
Leadership Summit In Washington, DC
Los Angeles Brownfields Program attended the 2017 EPA
National Brownfields Conference in Pittsburgh, PA  
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Check out the featured article on the City of Los Angeles Brownfields Program from Center for Creative Land Recycling! Click Here  
More brownfields-related news and events from the Creative Center for Land Recycling can be found at https://www.cclr.org/

EPA Brownfields Area-Wide Assessment Grant

The City’s Brownfields Program has been awarded two US EPA Grant Brownfields Assessment Grants. The grant funds will be used to perform Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments and cleanup planning in Los Angeles area.

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"Our parks are vital neighborhood assets, essential to our communities and the safety of those parks is paramount, especially for our children" said Councilmember Mitchell Englander. "While it took a long time to raise the $9 million necessary for the clean-up of Chatsworth Park South, it all started with funding from the Brownfields program for the initial testing." 

Brownfields Resources:

Check out Los Angeles’ latest sustainability initiatives on @SustCitiesInst website! http://www.sustainablecitiesinstitute.org/cities/los-angeles-california

Join the Brownfields Network coordinated by The National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP)     

City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department Financial incentive programs for projects within designated incentive Zones.


State of California DTSC Brownfields Reuse Guidance Documents


Learn more about US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) brownfields projects in Los Angeles Click Here

Learn more about US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) A Citizen's Guide to Phytoremediation
Click Here

For information on various types of contaminated site treatment and issues, go to:  USEPA Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information

US EPA Grant and Loan Programs


Brownfields Insurance

Information on Obtaining Insurance for Brownfields Sites: https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/brownfields-environmental-insurance-helps-ensure-redevelopment

Brownfields Tax Incentive

Information from the US EPA on the Brownfields Tax Incentive

Please see our Brownfields Brochure for more information on the program Click Here