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Brownfields Program Accomplishments

EPA's Brownfields Program continually measures progress and reports results in order to track the Program's performance. This page contains information about Brownfields accomplishments both through the history of the program and over specific periods of performance. The accomplishments in the following table result from several types of brownfields grants, including assessment, cleanup, Revolving Loan Fund, and State and Tribal grants.


Summary of Brownfields Program Accomplishment as of April 23, 2015
Performance Measures FY 2015 Targets FY 2015 Accomplishments Cumulative Accomplishments (including ARRA)
Cleanups 120 71 1,217
Assessments 1,300 811 24,561
Dollars Leveraged** $1.1B $570M $22.6B
Jobs Leveraged* 5,000 2,937 105,942
ACRES Made Ready for Anticipated Reuse 4,000 2,858 49,293

*Jobs Leveraged— Number of cleanup and redevelopment jobs leveraged by assessment or cleanup activities conducted with EPA Brownfields funding, as reported by cooperative agreement recipients at a specific property.  These are actual numbers reported by recipients that are based on jobs resulting from environmental work at the site or the redevelopment of the site.

**Dollars Leveraged— Number of additional dollars leveraged by assessment or cleanup activities conducted with EPA Brownfields funding, as reported by cooperative agreement recipients (grantees) at a specific property.

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