The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) administers programs that involve the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties to achieve a healthier, cleaner, and more productive environment for Michigan's citizens. The MDEQ offers grants and loans for environmental assessments and cleanups at properties with known or suspected contamination to local governments and Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities. Funds are targeted to projects that promote economic development and the reuse of Brownfield properties.
MDEQ & GTCBRA Partnership
The MDEQ assists Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (GTCBRA) with our efforts to:
Revitalize abandoned industrial properties
Attract developers to Brownfields
Leverage capital for Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA) projects with loans
Avoid urban sprawl by reusing properties with existing infrastructure
The MDEQ assists these efforts by enabling grants and loans to conduct: