Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
DEEP administers environmental programs that protect human health and the environment. DEEP's commitment to integrating cleanups with redevelopment promotes responsible growth and improves the quality of life for all of Connecticut's citizens. OBRD works with DEEP in resolving complex environmental issues that can arise in brownfield projects.
CBRA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Connecticut Development Authority. As a quasi-public state entity, CBRA was created to administer programs that will bring about the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated sites.
Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)
The Toxics Hazards Assessment Program addresses health concerns about hazardous waste sites in Connecticut through a Cooperative Agreement grant for the Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). These sites include:Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) sites, State Superfund sites, brownfields sites, landfills and other sites.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. EPA offers several brownfields programs. OBRD has successfully partnered with EPA on projects that meet EPA funding requirements.
Economic Development Administration (EDA)
DECD, OBRD's parent office, has worked with EDA on numerous projects. OBRD can bring EDA funding assistance to support brownfield projects with infrastructure development and site improvements.
The Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) is a key competitive grant program that HUD administers to stimulate and promote economic and community development. BEDI is designed to assist cities with the redevelopment of abandoned, idled and underused industrial and commercial facilities where expansion and redevelopment is burdened by real or potential environmental contamination. OBRD can work with municipalities and HUD in securing these funds.
Regional Growth Partnership (RGP)
RGP is a nonprofit economic development corporation covering 15 towns and cities from Milford to Madison and from New Haven north to Meriden. The Regional Growth Partnership's primary mission is to foster public and private sector collaboration to make the South Central Region more competitive in the global economy.
Valley Council of Governments (COG)
The Valley Council of Governments, in Southwestern Connecticut, plans and implements regional economic and development activities that will improve the the Lower Naugatuck Valley's quality of life. The COG manages regional master plans, and administers state and federal grants for transportation planning and brownfields redevelopment.