EPA Brownfields Grants


2010 Grant

$250,000 Petroleum Assessment Grant
The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency (RPA) was selected to receive a brownfields communitywide petroleum assessment coalition grant. The RPA’s coalition partners are Hamilton County, the City of Chattanooga, and the Southeast Tennessee Development District. The coalition represents ten counties with a combined population of 609,262 in southeast Tennessee.

$400,000 Clean-up Grant
The City of Chattanooga was awarded two brownfields cleanup grants to clean up the 54-acre Old 36th Street Landfill site and the Tennessee Avenue and Railroad Overpass property.


2009 Grant

A $200,000 job training grant to train up to 30 people to work in an array of brownfields activities.Click here for more information.


2008 Grant

The city of Chattanooga was just awarded two more Brownfield grants this year:

  • A $200,000 assessment grant for performing Phase I and Phase II Environment Site Assessments, conducting human health monitoring, and supporting community outreach activities in the city ‘s urban core.
  • A $200,000 brownfields cleanup grant for the 8.2 acre Ohls Avenue Brownfelds site, a disposal site for the former Chattanooga Glass Company. The grant fund will be used to remove and isolate the hazardous substances and conduct community outreach activities.


2006 Grant

A $200,000 assessment grant fund to inventory brownfields sites, perform Phase I and II environmental site assessments, facilitate community involvement activities, and develop cleanup and redevelopment plans for sites in the Alton Park area. This three-year property successfully COMPLETED.