The City of South Bend, Mishawaka, and St. Joseph County to successfully apply for US EPA Brownfield grant funding for a $600,000 FY2014 US EPA award. This website acts as the Public Engagement Portal to help connect the public with the South Bend Brownfield Coalition's efforts. From late 2014 through 2017 we will efficiently identify, prioritize, plan and assess brownfield conditions throughout St. Joseph County, IN.

State (Indiana) Definition of Brownfield - Indiana Statutes: 13-11-2-19.3 as noted in this IDEM Program Guide

Federal Definition of Brownfield - The US EPA provides this Brownfield Overview & Definition

Further details of the US EPA Grant Announcement for the South Bend Brownfield Coalition's US EPA Brownfield Assessment Coalition Grant Award.

US EPA Brownfield Assessment Grants and Coalition Assessment Grants are explained at this EPA LINK.

Community Based Efforts

Focus Area “A” Stakeholder Input Meeting – July 14, 2016

Community stakeholders joined the South Bend Brownfield Coalition and its Technical Project Team at the Civil Rights Heritage Center at 1040 W. Washington Street South Bend, IN – 5:30PM on Thursday, 7/14/2016. The Coalition enjoyed discussing the outcomes of the EPA grant funded brownfield inventory...

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Community Engagement Meeting (April 2, 2015)

April 2, 2015 at St. Joseph County Public Library in downtown South Bend - Community Engagement Meeting #1 as the Technical Project Team of Chris Dressel (South Bend), Ryan Eckdale Dudley (Symbiont),  Chris Harrell (Lazarus Group LLC), and Nivas Vijay (Heartland Environmental) provide a project...

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