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<ul><li><p>US EPA Brownfields Funding Opportunities and Technical </p><p>Assistance</p><p>US EPA Region 9 Brownfields Program</p><p>1</p></li><li><p>Definition: Brownfield (federal)</p><p>q Real property</p><p>q Expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant or</p><p>q Property that is a mine scarred land </p><p>2</p></li><li><p>Examples of Brownfields Sites</p><p>Old buildingsOld feed lotsOld gas stationsAbandoned mines and tailingsIllegal dump sitesSuspected or actual illegal drug labs/ marijuana </p><p>farm operations</p><p>Buried tanksOther? 3</p></li><li><p>What are typical contaminants &amp; sites?</p><p>Hazardous substancesPetroleum contaminationAsbestos containing materials &amp; lead based paint Illegal drug manufacturing (e.g., meth labs and marijuana farms)Mine-scarred/abandoned mine landsOther contaminants (e.g., biological, animal/farm waste)</p><p>4</p></li><li><p>What is reuse?Must benefit the community/tribe overall Can be for economic, cultural, ecologic, spiritual purposes</p><p>vHousingvSchoolvHealth center/clinicvCommunity centervManufacturingvOpen spacevAgriculturevCultural or ceremonial resourcevOther </p><p>5</p></li><li><p>Brownfields Funding &amp; Assistance Opportunities</p><p>AssessmentGrants</p><p>RevolvingLoanFundGrants</p><p>JobTrainingGrants</p><p>TargetedBrownfieldsAssessments</p><p>State&amp;Tribal</p><p>ResponseProgram</p><p>CleanupGrants</p><p>Area-wide</p><p>Planning</p><p>6</p></li><li><p>State and Tribal Response Programs 128(a) Program</p><p>Four Elements</p><p>1. Timely survey and inventory of brownfield sites in state or tribal land 2. Oversight and enforcement authorities or other mechanisms and </p><p>resources </p><p>3. Mechanisms and resources to provide meaningful opportunities for public participation</p><p>4. Mechanisms for approval of cleanup plans and verification and certification that cleanup is complete. </p><p>Other Requirements and Work</p><p> Public Record Requirement Site Specific Work (assessments, cleanup, reuse planning)</p><p>7</p></li><li><p>State and Tribal Response Programs 128(a) Program cont</p><p>Must negotiate final work plan with EPA Project Officer</p><p> Can coordinate with solid/haz waste &amp; other environmental prog. activitiesEligible expenses </p><p> Staffing costs/Fringe Supplies/ Equipment/ Vehicle leases Contractual services/training Development of ordinances &amp; environmental laws Assessments &amp; cleanups Other non-traditional expenses</p></li><li><p>Targeted Brownfields Assessments</p><p> Rolling applications Apply online (only 2 pages) Contractor assistance Near-term redevelopment Smaller-scale Serve public good Limited funds Government entities are eligible</p><p>9</p></li><li><p>Assessment Grants</p><p> $200,000-$750,000 No match required 3 year grant Government entities are eligible Assessments (Phase I &amp; II) Community outreach Cleanup planning (i.e., ABCA) Context specific and flexible</p><p>10</p></li><li><p>Cleanup Grants</p><p> $200,000-$600,000 Up to $200K per app (seed funding) Up to three apps per cycle (total of $600k)</p><p> 3 year grant 20% match (possible hardship waiver) Governments or nonprofits eligible Must own property Cleanup planning and site cleanup* Assessment needed at time of application</p><p>11</p></li><li><p>Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)</p><p> Up to $1M 20% match (may request waiver) Government entity or Coalitions Funding only for cleanups Grants and Loans Loans to private entity (minimum 50% of total funding) Grants to public and nonprofit entities (maximum 50% cleanup sub-grants) Loan amount and interest returns to grantee</p><p>* Loan recipients must own the property12</p></li><li><p>Workforce Development</p><p> $200,000 3 year grant (2 years for training, 1 year for placement) No match Government &amp; nonprofit Environ. Technician Certifications Tailored training to market demand</p><p>vHazardous cleanupvLead/asbestos abatementvSolar installation, etc.</p><p> WEBINAR December 15th 13</p></li><li><p>Area-Wide Planning</p><p> $200,000 No match Gov. &amp; nonprofit Community involvement Market research Infrastructure assessment Brownfield Area-Wide Plan</p><p>14Del Rio Brownfields Planning Area, Phoenix, AZ</p></li><li><p>Tohono Oodham NationDepartment of Public Safety</p><p>Environmental Protection Office</p><p>Presented byMike Henry, Brownfields Environmental</p><p>Specialist</p></li><li><p>Tohono Oodham Executive BranchOffice of the Chairman &amp; Vice-Chairman</p><p>Department of Public Safety, Director</p><p>Administrative Support</p><p>Environmental Protection Office, Program Manager</p><p>Office Support</p><p>EnvironmentalSpecialists</p><p>Solid Waste RegulatoryCompliance Inspectors</p><p>.</p></li><li><p>The Tohono Oodham NationEnvironmental Protection Office will</p><p>protect human health and theenvironment, including the air, water,</p><p>flora and fauna, ecological systemsand natural resources on the Tohono</p><p>Oodham Nation</p><p>Mission Statement</p></li><li><p>TEAM!</p><p>Jose Garcia, EPA Region 9</p><p>Mike Henry, TONEPO</p></li><li><p>Developed by USEPA to address abandonedor under-used commercial and/or industrialareas which in the future may beredeveloped.</p><p>Brownfields:</p><p>Operations Warehouse for TohonoOodham Nation Desert Diamond Casino</p><p>Environmental Concrete Concepts, ECC</p></li><li><p>. . . . real property, where theexpansion or reuse may be complicatedby the presence</p><p>or potential presence of hazardoussubstances, petroleum products or</p><p>property that is a mine-scarred land</p><p>What is a Brownfields Site?</p></li><li><p>1. Timely survey and inventory of brownfieldssites in state and tribal lands.</p><p>2. Oversight and enforcement authorities orother mechanisms and resources.</p><p>3. Mechanisms and resources to providemeaningful opportunities for publicparticipation.</p><p>4. Mechanisms for approval of a cleanup planand verification and certification thatcleanup is complete.</p><p>Four elements of a response program</p></li><li><p>TOHONO OODHAM NATION</p><p> Population30,000 registeredmembers</p><p> LocationSonoran DesertBorder with Mexico</p><p> Size2.8 million acresand 4,460 squaremilesSecond largest inArizona in bothpopulation andgeographical size</p></li><li><p>Site Discovery</p><p>Assessment</p><p>Planning</p><p>Cleanup</p><p>Redevelopment</p><p>Steps to Brownfields</p></li><li><p>TONEPO Brownfields Process Flow Chart</p></li><li><p>Tohono Oodham Nation BrownfieldsProgram</p></li><li><p>Kerwo Project (TBA)</p><p>Kerwo School, BIE School</p><p>Operational from 1930 1970</p><p>Proposed reuse for the site;Elderly Center</p><p> In 2015 TONEPO applied fora Targeted BrownfieldsAssessment (TBA)</p></li><li><p>Beauty Shop Project (128a)</p><p> Abandoned Beauty Shop.Build in early 1970s</p><p> Last known operation date,1996</p><p> 2011 Tohono OodhamNation Prevention Coalition</p><p> 2013 Phase II complete</p><p> 2015 Complete abaitment ofasbestos and lead basedpaint</p><p> 2015 Cleanup by TON SWMproperty brought back tonatural state</p></li><li><p>Egg Farm Project, Sif Oidak District (TBA)</p><p>Capacity: 50,000 Hens</p><p> Abandoned</p><p> Operational from 1990 1996</p><p> Proposed reuse for thesite; Training Center</p><p> In 2016 TONEPO appliedfor a Targeted BrownfieldsAssessment (TBA)</p></li><li><p>Underground Storage Tanks (UST)</p></li><li><p>Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)</p></li><li><p>Cleanup Monitoring</p><p>Before</p><p>During</p><p>After</p></li><li><p>Undocumented Migrant Waste</p></li><li><p>US Air Force Crash Sites</p></li><li><p>Outreach</p></li><li><p>Are there ChemicalHazards on site?</p><p> Could a humanbreathe, drink, eat,or get the hazardouschemical into them?</p><p> Is the environmentcontaminated?</p><p>Environmental Hazards</p><p>turtles, lizards, bats,pronghorns, </p><p> cactus, water sources,soil, air</p></li><li><p>Inspect Abandoned BuildingInspect and Monitor Mine SitesIdentify Hazardous ChemicalsIdentify suspected Asbestos productsPrepare reports as requiredOversee Environmental AssessmentsMonitor Petroleum Storage TanksMonitor USAF Crash SitesMonitor Clean up ActionsAssist in Community Cleanup ProjectsAssist with Outreach and Education</p><p>Brownfields can help, upon request:</p></li><li><p>interferes with or delays action or progress </p><p>Obtaining funding for cleanup</p><p>Redevelopment</p><p> Tribe/Community priorities</p><p>What are the siteimpediments for reuse?</p></li><li><p>Cyprus Tohono Mine</p><p>Cyprus Tohono Corporation (CTC)operated a copper mine andprocessing facility (the CyprusTohono Mine Site) on tribal landsleased from the Tohono O'odhamIndian Nation (Nation).</p><p>In 1992, there was a release of1.4 million gallons of processwaste water to surface washes onthe mine site due to a break in aline running to the evaporationponds.</p></li><li><p>Post Removal Monitoring</p><p>This work inc luded the insta l lat ion of an addi t ional 10groundwater monitor wel ls , updated sampl ing andmonitor ing plans , and the preparat ion of a 4 volumeRemedia l Invest igat ion (RI ) Repor t . .</p><p>The RI Repor t inc luded the evaluat ion and f ind ings ofgroundwater data gathered over a 10 year per iod, aswel l as a basel ine r isk assessment for both humanheal th and for eco logica l resources .</p><p>The RI Repor t was submitted to EPA for rev iew inDecember 2012. In 2013, CTC informed EPA that i t wasevaluat ing whether to resume mining act iv i t ies at theSi te . EPA prov ided the CTC "condit ional approval" of theRI Repor t in ear ly 2016. An updated groundwater modelwas completed in 2016, and the Feasib i l i ty Studyprocess is under way in 2017.</p><p>CYPRUS TOHONO MINERECLAMATION MONITORING</p></li><li><p>Cyprus Tohono MineReclamation Monitoring</p></li><li><p>Cyprus Tohono MineReclamation Monitoring</p></li><li><p> FY18 Three Phase II projects, Sells, District</p><p> FY18 One Cleanup project, Chui ChuCommunity, Sif Oidak, District</p><p> FY18 Working with Mining Administrator.Identify mine scarred lands with buy backpotential for the Nation.</p><p> FY18 Begin process for Assessment Grant</p><p>Next Steps for the TONEPOBrownfields Program</p></li><li><p>Mine Scarred Lands</p></li><li><p>Next Steps for the TONEPO BrownfieldsProgram</p></li><li><p>Questions?</p></li><li><p>Tohono Oodham Nation</p><p>Solid Waste Management Code Book</p><p>TONEPO (520) 383-8681</p><p>Website - http://tonepo.org/Home_Page.html</p><p>Email: mike.henry@tonation-nsn.gov</p><p>USEPA http://epa.gov/brownfields/</p><p>More Information</p></li><li><p>Tohono Oodham NationDepartment of Public Safety</p><p>Environmental Protection Office</p><p>Thank you!</p><p>Oak Ball Room A- Superfund- U.S. EPA Brownfields Funding Opportunities and Technicial Assistance 1 of 2Oak Ball Room A- Superfund- U.S. EPA Brownfields Funding Opportunities and Technicial Assistance 2 of 2</p></li></ul>

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