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.


Brownfield Bicycle Tour 2015

Brownfield Bicycle Tour 2015

On Tuesday August 11th, 2015 Chris Dressel – representative of South Bend, the project lead member directed Chris Harrell (Lazarus) and Ryan Eckdale Dudley (Symbiont) as the group took a brownfield bicycle tour through a considerable portion of South Bend.  The group witnessed connectivity concerns, infrastructure conditions, and many legacy sites that present brownfield challenges.  

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August 11, 2015


Events, South Bend Brownfield Bicycle Tour 2015