Brownfield Redevelopment & Funding

 

 

U.S. EPA Brownfield Grants

TTL assists our municipal clients in obtaining and implementing U.S. EPA Brownfield Assessment and Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) grants. TTL prepares grant applications, assists communities in the identification and prioritization of sites for assessment, performs the assessment activities under strict U.S. EPA procedures, and prepares quarterly reports for submittal to the U.S. EPA. Under RLF grants, TTL prepares analyses of brownfield cleanup alternatives, community relations plans, remediation work plans and budgets, remediation specifications, and assisted communities in the selection, management, and supervision of remediation contractors.

Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment

TTL assists private companies and municipal agencies in the investigation and cleanup of Brownfield sites. TTL completes the characterization of the site and develops remediation strategies in conjunction with the planned redevelopment. In many cases, development features such as building foundations and pavements in conjunction with institutional controls can be used to ensure safe reuse of a site without costly remediation. Through these efforts, TTL has obtained NFA letters for our clients in several states. In addition, TTL has assisted our clients with the receipt of tax credits and

 

Single Business Tax (SBT) Credit
Brownfield Redevelopment FundingThe SBT Credit is available to property owners for redeveloping a Brownfield site. Qualifying activities include:

  • Construction
  • Demolition
  • Restoration
  • Renovations
  • Site improvements
  • Addition of machinery, equipment and fixtures and leased machinery

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
Brownfield CleanupAct 381, Michigan’s Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act, allows local Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities (BRA) to capture incremental increases in tax dollars generated from new development and property improvements on eligible properties including:

  • Phase I, Phase II and Baseline Environmental Site Assessments
  • Due Care Plan