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Superfund Redevelopment Initiative

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  • Opportunity Zones are a powerful way to encourage revitalization in economically distressed communities. Redevelopment of current or former Superfund sites may qualify for Opportunity Zone tax benefits. Superfund Redevelopment Program’s new fact sheet provides information on using Opportunity Zone tax incentives for Superfund site redevelopment. 
    Superfund Redevelopment Using Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives (PDF)(2 pp, 1.8 MB)

  • Alternative energy resources can help communities create jobs and diversify local economies. They are also an important part of America’s energy security and environmental sustainability. The Alternative Energy Projects at Superfund Sites: Status Update and Highlights from Across the Country, September 2019 (PDF)(4 pp, 793 K) has been updated, and summarizes the number of Superfund sites currently supporting alternative energy projects, their installed capacity and estimated annual output. For more information, see Alternative Energy at Superfund Sites.
  • EPA’s Frank Avvisato (left) and Jim Woolford (right) with Oregon Department of Environmental Quality award recipient Jeannette Acomb (Source: ASTSWMO).Congratulations to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on being 2019 recipients of EPA’s State Excellence in Supporting Reuse Award! This award is given annually in recognition of state partners whose work enhances community quality of life, ensures the long-term protectiveness of site remedies, supports long-term stewardship of the environment, and facilitates safe and beneficial redevelopment and community revitalization.

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