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 Connectivity

St. Joseph River Serenity

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] After the brownfield bicycle tour, Chris Harrell continued along the St. Joseph River to review community connectivity, and revisit some sites along the way. What he found was a few moments of breezy serenity along the riverbanks.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] [caption id="attachment_50518" align="alignnone" width="225"] St. Joseph River...

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Brownfield Bicycle Tour – 2015

On August 11, 2015 the Bicycle Coordinator, and Brownfield Coalition lead partner representative Chris Dressel took members of the Technical Project Team on a 9.5 mile tour of brownfields and corresponding community condition surrounding them in South Bend. This provided a way to take...

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