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Applying for the Brownfields Assessment Program

Eligibility requirements for the Brownfields Site Assessment program, application and core data forms, and instructions for applying.

Who IS eligible?

  • States
  • Cities
  • Local Governments
  • Tribes
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Regional Councils of Governments
  • Redevelopment Agencies (quasi-governmental bodies)

Who’s NOT eligible?

  • Potentially Liable or Responsible Parties
  • Private Owners
  • Developers

For questions about eligibility for federal properties please see the "Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act" section on the Environmental Protection Agency's Laws & Statutes web page or contact the Brownfields Program.

Statute and Rule

Application, Forms, Instructions and Guidance

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.