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Directory of Technical Assistance for Land Revitalization

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Brownfields Technology Support Center
Washington, DC 20460

Land revitalization and reuse of contaminated sites is a top priority of EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) and applies across all cleanup programs to help foster economic development and better environmental results for communities. Ongoing revitalization/reuse efforts include Brownfields (federal), Superfund site recycling, USTFields, RCRA Brownfields, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), State programs (such as Voluntary Cleanup, Brownfields, and Superfund), and private sector initiatives.

This Directory provides information about federal agencies, including 37 organizations, that may be able to provide technical assistance in the selection and use of technologies to characterize and clean up properties for land revitalization and reuse. The directory presents a profile of each organization that includes:

  • Background and location information
  • Relevancy to land revitalization
  • A description of the area(s) of expertise available
  • A discussion of the types of services available
  • Types of funding available and eligibility
  • Contact information and the process for requesting assistance
  • Representative success stories

In addition, the profiles include examples of specific instances where the organization has previously provided support relevant to land revitalization.


The stakeholders involved in land revitalization projects include city planners, real estate developers, consultants, citizens' groups, private and public interest groups, financial institutions, technology developers and vendors, regional EPA brownfields coordinators, and state, local, and tribal brownfields coordinators. Many of those stakeholders may not have extensive experience with site assessments and cleanup activities; therefore, they may not be aware of the full range of technology options available to them. However, as the stakeholders make, review, and approve decisions about technologies chosen to investigate or clean up land revitalization properties, it is essential that they understand such technologies and how they impact the cost and duration of the land revitalization activity to achieve the desired environmentally effective outcome.

Notice and Disclaimer

This directory was prepared by the United State Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response under EPA Contract 68-W-02-034. The information in the directory is not intended to revise or update EPA policy or guidance. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. For further information or to provide feedback, please contact Dan Powell, U.S. EPA, at powell.dan@epa.gov or (703) 603-7196.

A PDF file of this document can be downloaded from EPA's Brownfields Technology Support Center by clicking here. A limited number of hard copies of this document are available free-of-charge by mail from EPA's National Service Center for Environmental Publication at the following address (please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery):

U.S. EPA/National Service Center for Environmental Publications
P.O. Box 42419
Cincinnati, OH 45242-0419
Phone: (800) 490-9198 or (310) 604-3408
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E-mail: nscep@bps-lmit.com

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