Brownfields Redevelopment

Supporting the conversion of contaminated sites to productive, cleaned up community assets through planning and environmental analysis.

Project Highlight

9/19 Kickoff Steering Committee Meeting

What are Brownfields?

Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, controlled substances, petroleum or petroleum products, or is mine-scarred land. (CERCLA 101-39)

Resources are available at the state and federal level to assist with the cleanup of brownfield sites. There are also a number of laws related to brownfields, including those at the state level that help to determine cleanup liability. See the resources at right for additional information.

Project Area Map Viewer

Ten Mile River to Mount Hope Bay Priority Study Area Corridor Map

Project Steering Committee Members

Member Title
Chris Yarworth Director of Planning and Development, Plainville
Lyle Pirnie Economic Development Coordinator, North Attleborough
Catherine Feerick Economic Development Director, Attleboro
John Aubin Town Planner, Seekonk
Jen Miller Conservation Agent, Seekonk
Colleen Brown Conservation Agent, Swansea
John Handrahan Deputy Regional Director Southeast Regional Office, MassDEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup
Angela Gallagher Environmental Analyst, MassDEP BWSC, MassDEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup
Jay Pateakos Vice President Business Development, South Region, MassDevelopment
Danielle Jameson Project Manager, US EPA Region 1, EPA


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