Brownfield properties are those in which the redevelopment or reuse of the property may be complicated by the presence or perception of contamination. The Remediation and Redevelopment Division provides financial and technical assistance including grants, loans, and tax increment financing and free site assessments to facilitate the redevelopment of brownfield properties.
Clean Water Act
Clean Water Act – Regulated by the EPA the Clean Water Act in Michigan protects small streams that provide drinking water for Americans. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designed these regulations to protect our air, water, and public health while attempting to mitigate climate change.
Air Quality Law
Air Quality Laws govern the emission of air pollutants into the atmosphere. A specialized subset of air quality laws regulate the quality of air inside buildings. Air quality laws are often designed specifically to protect human health by limiting or eliminating airborne pollutant concentrations.
Environmental Lawyers help identify and protect endangered species. The Endangered Species Act recognizing that endangered and threatened species of wildlife and plants "are of esthetic, ecological, educational, historical, recreational, and scientific value to the Nation and its people.”