What are Brownfields

The Lake Cumberland Area Development District (LCADD) was recently awarded a $300,000 EPA  Brownfields Assessment grant. This grant will be used to develop an inventory of potential brownfields sites, conduct Phase I environmental assessments, Phase II assessments as needed, and create remediation plans. For more information about the Brownfields Program, please review our educational materials below or contact Chari Bennett at 270-866-4200.

More About the Brownfields Program

What Are Brownfields?

Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, contaminate or pollutant. Examples include closed factories, old gas stations, and vacant schools.

EPA Region 4 Brownfields Site Assessment -- What's In It For Me?

A brochure with more information about the Brownfields Program, including benefits of assessment and frequently asked questions.

Lake Cumberland Brownfields Forms

Property Nomination Form

Use this form to nominate properties for possible inclusion in LCADD's Brownfields Assessment Program.

Committee Meetings

Lake Cumberland Brownfields Committee Meeting -- October 1, 2019