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
- Stories from Around the Region
- Highlights from Region 8
- State Cleanup Programs Within Region 8
- State & Tribal Response Programs Agreements
- Federally Recognized Tribes with CERCLA 128(a) Brownfields Agreements
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.
Interactive Story Maps:
- Eyesores to Assets – Brownfields in the Mountains & Plains Region
- Safe to Grow- EPA provides no-cost environmental assessments for community garden start-ups
Brownfield Success Stories:
- EPA’s Targeted Brownfields Assessments Help Denver’s Urban Gardens Flourish
- Former Airfield Redevelopment on The Fort Peck Reservation in Poplar, Mont.
- Making Space for New Homes, Spirit Lake Tribe
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 email@example.com to get on our distribution list and receive the WBWire through email. Read recent WBWires.
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- Blackfeet Tribe
- Cheyenne River Sioux
- Chippewa Cree Tribe
- Confederated Salish & Kootenai
- Crow Creek Sioux
- Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
- Fort Belknap Indian Community
- Fort Peck Assinibone & Sioux Tribes
- Lower Brule Sioux
- Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation
- Northern Cheyenne Tribe
- Ogalala Sioux
- Rosebud Sioux
- Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe
- Southern Ute
- Spirit Lake Nation
- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
- Turtle Mountain
- Ute Indian Tribe
- Ute Mountain Ute
- Yankton Sioux