We are considering putting a community garden or farmer’s market in a site contaminated with asbestos. What issues should we consider? Is this eligible for EPA brownfields funding?– Kathy A.
This is essentially 4 questions in 1, which need to be addressed separately:
First – Are sites with asbestos considered brownfields under EPA’s brownfields program?
In this case, yes, EPA allows brownfields funds to assess and remediate for asbestos.