In 2011, Fredericksburg received funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address brownfield properties throughout the community, many of which are related to its industrial past. Grant funds will pay for environmental assessment activities that characterize the nature and extent of contamination.
Knowing what contamination, if any, is present at brownfield properties reduces the risk for potential developers, ultimately leading to site reuse. Learn more about our brownfield program here or download a copy of our project flyer and list of Frequently Asked Questions here.
If you have a property you think might be a good candidate for participation in this program, or know someone who does, please complete the Brownfields Notice of Interest Form and submit it to one of the members of the Project Team.
Visit the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality website for information about the Brownfield/Land Renewal Program.
Visit the EPA website for information about the Brownfields Program.
Taking the Brownfield Bull by the Horns
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The City of Fredericksburg grabbed the Brownfield bull by its horns to get a great start on developing a high return on investment for the EPA Brownfields Program. Read more...
City of Fredericksburg Project Team Meeting A Success
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Brownfields Project Team convened in Fredericksburg on December 11, 2012 to review project accomplishments, tour prospective sites, and discuss upcoming environmental assessments. Those participating in the working group included Stephanie Branche, EPA Region 3 Brownfield Project Officer, Meade Anderson, Virginia DEQ Brownfields Coordinator, Kevin Utt, City of Fredericksburg Site Development Manager, Cathy Warner and Kyle Blandford, Project Managers from ONE Environmental, and Joe Morici, President of CTC Public Benefit Corporation.
In addition to discussing the status of the project and touring the City's targeted brownfield properties, the Team met with two property owners who are interested in participating in the program. Read more...
City of Fredericksburg Brownfields Project Underway
Monday, October 1, 2012
The City of Fredericksburg brownfields assessment project is fully underway. Led by Mr. Kevin Utt, the Site Development Manager for the City's Building and Services Department, Fredericksburg is teaming with ONE Environmental and CTC Public Benefit Corporation to review the project inventory and prioritize properties for assessment. Read more...
Mar 15, 2013
Free Lance Star Publishing Company Signed a MOU" for Assessment of Ten Properties within the City of Fredericksburg
Mar 1, 2013
Generic QAPP Submitted for Confidential Property
Feb 26, 2013
Presented to the Battlefield Industrial Park Businesses and Property Owners.
Jan 29, 2013
Concept Drawings of Fredericksburg Ice House
Dec 11, 2012
Provided Tour and Highlighted Project Accomplishments for EPA Project Officer and Virginia DEQ Brownfields Coordinator
Dec 5, 2012
Presented at the Lafayette Boulevard Corridor Businesses and Property Owners Meeting