Brownfields Program Brownfields Program Information The Brownfields Program has worked with developers to transform idle or abandoned properties into thriving businesses and residences. Learn more Brownfields Application Process Interested developers can follow the step-by-step instructions to apply for entry into the Brownfields Program. How to Apply Brownfield Sites in NC Find out where the more than 500 brownfields sites are across North Carolina! Check the Map! Property Management Unit The Property Management Unit works with brownfields property owners to maintain compliance per the Brownfields Agreement to protect human health and the environment. Learn More Recycling with a Purpose A "brownfields site" is an abandoned, idled or underused property where the threat of environmental contamination has hindered its redevelopment. The Brownfields Program is the state's effort to break this barrier to the redevelopment of these sites. The Brownfields Property Reuse Act of 1997 [NCGS 130A310.30 et seq.] sets forth DEQ's authority to work with prospective developers to put these brownfields sites back into reuse. Brownfields Program Information Learn more about the Brownfield Program How to Apply for Entry into the Brownfields Program Follow step-by-step instructions on how to apply for entry into the Brownfields Program Brownfields Map and Inventory Find the 650-plus brownfields sites in North Carolina Brownfields Property Management Unit Learn about the work done with brownfields property owners to maintain ongoing safe reuse and compliance Public Comment Notices See public comment notices for every property proposed for redevelopment through the Brownfields Program Brownfields Resources A list of resources for local governments, developers and others interested in the Brownfields Program Frequently Asked Questions Find answers to the most commonly asked questions related to the brownfields program. Contacts Use this list of contacts for the Brownfields Program to find answers to your questions. EPA Brownfields Grant Information Find information for brownfields grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Brownfields Email List Get on the mailing list for information on federal grant applications, upcoming workshops or meetings. Read the latest Brownfields Blog! The North Carolina Brownfields Program has processed more than 600 Brownfield Agreements since the program began in 1997. Many are well-know while most are not. The Brownfields Spotlight will highlight a site that has an interesting background. To learn more about where brownfields sites are in North Carolina, go to the Brownfields Project Map.