Environmental Contaminants

Many of the chemicals that have fueled our growth and development as a society are hazardous if they get into the environment. They can linger and cause harm to our water, air, soil, and ultimately our health for many generations after the initial release.

The types of fuels, solvents, heavy metals, and chemicals that may be associated with Brownfields is available at the Brownfields and Land Revitalization Technology Support Center, provided by the U.S. EPA, Argonne National Laboratory and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.