An Act Relative to Environmental Cleanup and Promoting the Redevelopment of Contaminated Property - The “Brownfields” Act (Massachusetts)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Massachusetts



Name An Act Relative to Environmental Cleanup and Promoting the Redevelopment of Contaminated Property - The “Brownfields” Act (Massachusetts)
Policy Type Corporate Tax Incentive
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Hydroelectric (Small), Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/1998/Chapter206


Last Review 2014-05-30
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2014-05-30
Information Source http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/cleanup/programs/summary-of-the-brownfields-act.html


Summary

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides liability relief and financial incentives aimed to encourage cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites. Financial incentives include encouraging private sector lending to developers, low-interest loans and grants for site assessment and cleanup, and tax credits.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Kerry Bowie
Department Mass. Department of Environmental Proection
Division Cleanup of Sites and Spills
Address One Winter St, Boston, MA, 02108


Phone 617-556-1167


Email kerry.bowie@state.ma.us
Website http://www.mass.gov/dep/cleanup/brownfie.htm


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Acts of 1998
Date Effective 2006
Date Enacted 1998


Authority 2 ch. 206

















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