What are Brownfields

The Lake Cumberland Area Development District (LCADD) was recently awarded a $300,000 EPA  Brownfields Assessment grant. This grant will be used to develop an inventory of potential brownfields sites, conduct Phase I environmental assessments, Phase II assessments as needed, and create remediation plans. For more information about the Brownfields Program, please review our educational materials below or contact Chari Bennett at 270-866-4200.

More About the Brownfields Program

What Are Brownfields?

Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, contaminate or pollutant. Examples include closed factories, old gas stations, and vacant schools.

EPA Region 4 Brownfields Site Assessment -- What's In It For Me?

A brochure with more information about the Brownfields Program, including benefits of assessment and frequently asked questions.

Lake Cumberland Brownfields Program -- Site Ranking Form

Property Nomination Form

Use this form to nominate properties for possible inclusion in LCADD's Brownfields Assessment Program.

Committee Meetings

Lake Cumberland Brownfields Committee Meeting -- April 30, 2019

Lake Cumberland Brownfields Committee Meeting -- October 24, 2018.