Transform property with a past into a center of economic prosperity using three well established reimbursement programs

Did you know Wisconsin has more than 80,000 properties with a history of contamination or remediation? What if you could transform even the most challenged property into a center of economic prosperity? You can with three well-established reimbursement programs.

PECFA
The Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund Award (PECFA) program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and is funded by a petroleum inspection fee. ...

ACCP
The Agricultural Chemical Cleanup Program (ACCP) provides financial assistance for agricultural chemical investigations and cleanups to property owners and people who have caused or own/control spilled agricultural chemical(s).  ...

DERF
The Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Fund (DERF) provides financial protection for Wisconsin dry cleaner owners if contamination occurred from their operations. The program began in 1997 and is funded by fees on dry-cleaning receipts and the solvents used in the dry-cleaning process. ...

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Ken Notes: I am always amazed when we spend money when there are funds available. As a Mayor, I was able to use various brownfield funds to improve several properties in Neenah. This requires research on the part of BOTH the developer and the community.

A property can sit for years because developers are always going to take the path of least resistance and a cleanup is expensive. A city can step in to partner with the developer to get both the site cleaned up and a project they want...



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