"Creating a better environment
through economic redevelopment"
Request for Review and Comment
Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup (ABCA) reports have been prepared in accordance with EPA standards for environmental cleanup of the following properties:
Send us your questions and comments or call 864-1092.
- Springfield was one of 11 entities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to be selected for a grant from the EPA to assess, clean up and revitalize brownfield properties. Springfield's grant was $400,000 of the $4.5 million allocated to the region.
- Check out 4 Remedial Action Plans for West Meadows Sites 1-4 on our Current Projects page.
- Download the Jordan Valley Concept Plan (49.6 mb) for information on this important project.
The Brownfields Program works to assess, clean up, and facilitate the redevelopment/reuse of potentially contaminated properties known as "brownfields" within the city of Springfield.
The program is coordinated through the Economic Development Office in the Department of Planning and Development and works in cooperation with Region 7 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Please contact us for more detailed information:
- Olivia Hough, Brownfields Coordinator
- Doug Durrington, Environmental Engineer
- Bill Weaver, Development Economist
Sherman Avenue Project
The Sherman Avenue Project Area Committee is seeking a Revolving Loan Fund sub-grant from the City of Springfield Brownfields program which is funded through a grant provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
The purpose of the project is to provide environmental cleanup for lead-based paint and asbestos for the rehabilitation of the property located at 1130 N. Sherman Avenue. A presentation on this project and the Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) was given during an open public meeting of the Sherman Avenue Project Area Committee on Tuesday July 9.
Read more about the project's community involvement elements.
(The Brownfields Revitalization Act is a) sensible piece of legislation, one that emphasizes the need for environmental stewardship all across the country.
- President George W. Bush
January 11, 2002