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As part of its efforts to restore property that may have been polluted, the Connecticut Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development offers assistance to property owners and developers seeking to assess land for pollutants and to clean it up.
To help developers meet the challenges of construction near the Connecticut River, Long Island Sound and tidal wetlands, the state provides resources and guidance on ways to protect the environment.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has established a Natural Diversity Data Base program that provides environmental reviews to determine the impact of proposed development projects on state-listed species and to help landowners conserve the state's biodiversity.
Environmental Justice Communities are economically distressed towns and cities that the state does not want to become automatic choices for projects that could cause pollution or create other hazards for the environment and residents.