Jump to main content.


Brownfields Training, Research, and Technical Assistance Grant Fact Sheet

Northern Kentucky University's Institute for Public Leadership and Public Affairs

EPA BROWNFIELDS PROGRAM

EPA's Brownfields Program empowers states, tribes, communities, and other stakeholders to work together to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. A brownfield site is real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. EPA funds eligible applicants through assistance agreements to provide training, research, and technical assistance to facilitate brownfields revitalization.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) is located in Highland Heights, Kentucky, seven miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. As part of its Brownfields grant, NKU and its Institute for Public Leadership and Public Affairs have produced a series of reports updating Brownfields Insurance Products availability and efforts by different states to promote brownfield insurance programs.

ACCELERATING BROWNFIELDS CLEANUP AND REDEVELOPMENT WITH INNOVATIVE USES OF ENVIRONMENTAL INSURANCE

Grantee
Northern Kentucky University's Institute for Public Leadership and Public Affairs

Project Focus:
Research and Technical Assistance Grant on Environmental Insurance

Project Period:
October 2003 to September 2008

Project Description:
NKU has launched www.brownfieldsinsurance.org Exit EPA Disclaimer, a web site that provides access to brownfield insurance specialists and offers a library that includes its prior project reports, journal articles, and case studies of insurance usage, as well as a glossary of terms. It is engaged in the study of, and technical assistance to, risk management and insurance use in area-wide brownfield redevelopment efforts that will result in a report on the role played by insurance. NKU will be issuing an updated report on state-level insurance programs while providing technical assistance to state personnel.

CONTACTS

For further information, including specific grant contacts, additional grant information, brownfields news and events, and publications and links, visit the EPA Brownfields web site at: http://www.epa.gov/brownfields or call 202.566.2777.

To learn more about the NKU reports on insurance and brownfields redevelopment, visit http://www.brownfieldsinsurance.org Exit EPA Disclaimer.

*The information on this fact sheet is subject to change.


EPA 560-F-07-246
September 2007
United States
Environmental
Protection Agency
Washington, D.C. 20460
Solid Waste
and Emergency
Response (5105T)


Please email comments on this website to:Brownfields-Web-Comments@epamail.epa.gov


Local Navigation


Jump to main content.