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Brownfields Site Assessments Program

Many former industrial properties lie dormant or underutilized due to the liability associated with real or perceived contamination. The Brownfields program supports communities by assessing and assisting with the redevelopment and revitalization of these properties, broadly referred to as Brownfields.

Benefits of Cleaning up a Site through the Brownfields Site Assessment Program
Learn how your site and community can benefit from the Brownfields Program, along with tools and technical and financial assistance.

Eligibility and Application Process
Eligibility requirements and forms needed for the Brownfields Program such as the application and access agreement, rules, statutes, and guidance.

See What the Brownfields Site Assessment Program Can Do for You!
Examples of successful redevelopment and revitalization of sites and communities.

Featured Events and Resources
Upcoming workshops and outreach events, related resources and reference material, and list of sites participating in the Brownfields Program.

Sign Up for E-mail Updates from the TCEQ Brownfields Site Assessment Program

Brownfields Contact Information

For more information contact the TCEQ Brownfields Site Assessment Program by email at or dial the Remediation Division at 512-239-2200 and select option three to have your call directed.

For more information contact the EPA Region 6 Brownfields Program Coordinator Ms. Amber Howard Perry at or 214-665-3172.

Required use of SW-846 Method 5035

New Information

Beginning January 1, 2016, the TCEQ Remediation Division will require the use of United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) SW846 Method 5035A, Purge-and-Trap and Extraction for Volatile Organics in Soil and Waste Samples, as amended, for the collection and preparation of solid samples for volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis using purge-and-trap technology.

The TCEQ Remediation Division guidance on Method 5035 has been updated and is available.