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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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Links and Resources

Grants and Loans

Federal Tax Incentives for Brownfield Cleanup
Information about the Brownfields Tax Incentive, which was signed into law under the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. This was amended by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2000 to delete the requirement that sites be located within certain targeted areas. 

HUD: Financing Brownfield Redevelopment
Financing information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Business Oregon's Brownfields Redevelopment Program
Financing opportunities to evaluate, clean up and redevelop brownfields in Oregon

Technical Assistance

The Portland Brownfield Program can provide technical assistance free of charge to property owners, developers and community members.  Assistance is also available from: 

Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC)
NEBC acts as an information clearinghouse by matching referrals to organizations and companies or individuals who need environmental services. Contact NEBC at 503-227-6361 or toll free at 888-609-6322.

Business Oregon (formerly Oregon Economic and Community Development Department) 

EPA Brownfields

Brownfields Home

Environmental Justice

Brownfields Technology Support Center

EPA Data / GIS 

Envirofacts Data Warehouse
Access to several EPA databases with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water and land

My Environment
A wide range of federal, state and local information about environmental conditions and features

Interactive maps and aerial photography displaying facility-based information

Other Partners

Oregon DEQ Voluntary Cleanup Program Information

Northwest Environmental Business Council

USDA Rural Community Development

HUD Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants Program

GSA Brownfields Economic Development Initiative

NOAA Environmental Restoration and Assessment

The Training Exchange

Groundwork USA

2015 National Brownfields Conference
Web page of the 2015 National Brownfields Conference, September 2-4, 2015 in Chicago

A wide variety of data – including property size, zoning, and census information - for properties in the Portland Metropolitan Area

Chemicals and Cleanup Information  

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Clear and concise descriptions of a long list of hazardous substances

Selecting an Environmental Consultant
A guide developed by Oregon DEQ