Project Title & Description
STEPHENSON COUNTY - BROWNFIELD ASSESSMENT COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT - PETROLEUM
This cooperative agreement is being prepared to provide the County of Stephenson with brownfield funding to conduct petroleum assessment activities The project supports Goal 4, Healthy Communities and Ecosystems. Specifically, the County will inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning and community involvement activities to encourage revitalization and resuse of brownfields sites. Furthermore, Objective 4.2, Communities, the recipient will continue to solicit advice and input from community leaders by attending neighborhood meetings and focusing on educating the Stephenson County residents on what constitutes a Brownfields, the associated health and safety hazards, and the process needed to remediate the property. Finally, the project meets the Sub-Objective, 4.2.3, Assesses and Cleanup Brownfields because the recipient and other groups will play a crucial and instrumental role in engaging the residents of Stephenson County and establishing goals for the redevelopment of the brownfields sites in the country.