In 2019 Cochise County won a $600,000 Brownfield Assessment grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to transform underutilized properties from liabilities into assets that revitalize our communities and bring our neighborhoods back to life.
The grant is managed by Cochise County with assistance from an environmental consulting team led by Stantec Consulting Services Inc. (Stantec).
WHO: Community members and property owners are needed to nominate properties with redevelopment potential.
WHAT: Revitalize vacant and underutilized (“brownfield”) properties to provide benefits to the community, including job creation, increased property values, environmental restoration, and reduced health risks.
HOW: Funding will be used to inventory and prioritize brownfield sites for redevelopment, assess existing site conditions, and plan for cleanup and reuse of priority sites throughout our communities.
WHEN: October 2019 –September 2022
WHERE: The grant will be used to assess selected properties located initially in Bisbee, Douglas and Sierra Vista, but if funding is available, other locations in Cochise County as well, including unincorporated areas.
What are Brownfields?
Phase I & II ESAs