Project Title & Description
Progressive Church Site Cleanup
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to cleanup/remediate hazardous contaminants, pollutants, and/or substances on brownfields site name Progressive Church site in Marrero, Louisiana. The physical location of the Progressive Church is site noted in USGS Topographic Map, New Orleans East, Louisiana Quadrangle, Lots 10-P-9 through 10-P14, 11-A and 12 of the Ames Farms Subdivision located in Section 16, T13S, R23E and Section 7, T23 E, R23E in Jefferson Parish, City of Marrero, Louisiana. This is a Brownfields "hazardous contaminant" Cleanup assistance agreement in that it will assist the Progressive Church, a non-profit organization, with the cleanup/remediation of the Progressive Church site that is in accordance with the Brownfields Revitalization Act of 2002 and EPA Brownfields National Guidance. This Brownfields Cleanup assistance agreement will enable the Progressive Church to cleanup/remediate the Progressive Church site under the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Voluntary Remediation Program and receive a Certificate of Completion upon meeting the LDEQ's Risk Evaluation/Correction Action Program Standards for residential/commercial reuse. This cooperative agreement will also assist the Progressive Church in obtaining information and tools the nonprofit organization needs to carry out their responsibilities in connection with cleanup of Progressive Church site brownfields site in Marrero, Louisiana to move this property towards reuse/redevelopment. Proposed redevelopment of the Progressive Church site is Lifeway Community Center and affordable senior housing.