Brownfields Resources and Useful Links
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The City of Los Angeles Brownfields Program provides assistance to property owners, community organizations and City agencies in identifying funding for assessment and remediation of brownfields sites.
View a Table of Brownfields Funding Programs
US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Phytoremediation is economical: plants do most of the work, control soil erosion, make a site more attractive, reduce noise, and improve surrounding air quality.
For introduction, go to the EPAís Citizenís Guide to Phytoremediation http://www.clu-in.org/
Check out Los Angelesí latest sustainability initiatives on @SustCitiesInst website! http://www.sustainablecitiesinstitute.org/cities/los-angeles-california
More information about these and additional Brownfields Funding ProgramsBrownfields Insurance
The US EPA webpage has information on obtaining insurance for brownfields sites.Brownfields Tax Incentive
Information from the US EPA on the Brownfields Tax IncentiveCity of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department
Financial incentive programs for projects within designated incentive Zones.Lender Liability Protection
State of California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Brownfields Programs
DTSC has a variety of loan and grant programs for site clean-up including the CLEAN Loan Program and Targeted Site Assessments.
For more information on the City's Brownfields Program please contact:
Nuna.Tersibashian@lacity.org or Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division at (213) 485-2260.