Grant-Funded Brownfield Assistance

Grant-funded assistance is available to eligible local public entities including counties, cities, villages, townships, port authorities, etc. The grant-funded assistance falls into two categories:

  • Targeted Brownfield Assessment (TBA) Program

  • Technical Assistance (TA) for Voluntary Action Program (VAP)

For more information or questions about grant-funded assistance, refer to the links below or call Megan Oravec at (614) 728-1749.

Targeted Brownfield Assessment (TBA) Program provides property assessments on brownfield sites at no cost to eligible public entities.

Examples of projects include:

  • Phase I environmental site assessment

  • Certified asbestos inspection of buildings

  • Water quality stream survey by qualified surface water assessment professionals

  • Limited Phase II Property Assessment (Screening evaluation or supplemental assessment)

TBA Application   -   Link for more info

Voluntary Action Program (VAP) grant funding is available to cover costs associated with VAP technical assistance (TA). In general, the volunteer determines the scope of a VAP TA review and what questions or issues are evaluated. Exceptions include EIP or MOA reviews as the scopes for these are set by Ohio EPA policy. Some examples of grant-funded technical assistance under VAP includes:

Note: PAYGO accounts, NFA Letter reviews (e.g. requests for CNS), or post-CNS O&M and RMP reviews are not eligible for grant-funded assistance.