The new Brownfields Road Map publication and companion website provide a general outline of how to assess and clean up a brownfields site and introduce stakeholders to a range of technology options and available resources. General concepts and basic considerations that affect the cleanup of brownfields sites are described with a new Back to Basics approach that covers setting reuse goals and planning, understanding regulations and liability concerns, engaging the community and identifying funding. Targeted for non-technical stakeholders and technical professionals, the Brownfields Road Map walks users through the big picture of managing a brownfields site from assessment to reuse and introduces technology options and considerations for each phase. The new Brownfields Road Map website connects users to the publication online and provides direct access to technical resources. It features: (1) an interactive guide to contaminants and technologies, (2) spotlights on current issues and best practices, including links to resources and tools, (3) a list of acronyms and detailed glossary of terms, and (4) quick access to state, tribal and EPA regional contacts and technical support.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Brownfields Road Map to Understanding Options for Site Investigation and Cleanup, Fifth Edition (PDF)(46 pp, 11 MB, 2012, 542-R-12-001)