Links & Resources

Grants & Loans
The City of Texarkana, Texas recently applied for grant funding to provide low-interest loans and grants for brownfield cleanup projects. We expect an announcement on the grant awardees by October, 2011.

HUD: Financing Brownfield Redevelopment
Financing information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Technical Assistance
The Texarkana Brownfield Program can provide technical assistance free of charge to property owners, developers, and community members. Assistance is also available from:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
TCEQ acts as an information clearinghouse by matching referrals to organizations and companies or individuals who need environmental services. The TCEQ is the environmental agency for the state. The TCEQ has approximately 3,000 employees, 16 regional offices, and a $466 million operating budget for the 2011 fiscal year (including both baseline and contingency appropriations). Contact information for TCEQ can be found on their website.

EPA Brownfields
EPA Data / GIS
Envirofacts Data Warehouse
  • Access to several EPA databases with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land
  • Interactive maps and aerial photography displaying facility-based information
Other Partners
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