MARC Grant NC DEQ Brownfields Program Awarded a $2MM MARC Grant EPA recently awarded DEQ Brownfields with a $2 million community-wide assessment grant for three target areas across the State. These grant funds will be utilized environmental assessments, reuse planning, community engagement, and grant management. Throughout the five year grant cycle, DEQ Brownfields will work with our partner communities and contractors to complete these tasks and encourage productive reuse within disadvantaged communities. The Program will be contracting up to three firms to conduct the assessments associated with this Grant. The official request for qualifications (RFQ) was posted August 26 and closed September 26. Grant work will officially kick off October 1, 2022 so stay tuned for more details and be sure to bookmark this page for more grant updates! *Thanks to RTI International for this map of our target areas!