Does the government provide incentives for brownfield redevelopment?

Federal, state, and local governments provide incentives for brownfield cleanup and redevelopment. Some of these incentives are provided directly to communities and local governments. Certain incentives are offered only to property owners. They include:


  • Federal, state and local tax incentives;

  • Grants and low-interest loans;

  • Technical assistance;

  • Liability protection; and
  • Streamlined government oversight of cleanups.

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1. What is a "brownfield"?
2. Why the interest in redeveloping brownfields?
3. What are the benefits of brownfield redevelopment?
4. Why do some owners leave a brownfield property in its current condition?
5. Does the government provide incentives for brownfield redevelopment?