The Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development (OBRD) offers a “one stop” state resource for information on the programs and services available for brownfield redevelopment in Connecticut.

The OBRD and the DEEP have put together a list of current DEEP programs in Connecticut.

Related Resources

DEEP Brownfields in Connecticut
A brownfield is defined by Connecticut General Statutesas “any abandoned or underutilized site where redevelopment, reuse or expansion has not occurred due to the presence or potential presence of pollution in the buildings, soil or groundwater that requires investigation or remediation before or in conjunction with the restoration, redevelopment, reuse and expansion of the property.”

DEEP PREPARED Municipal Workbook
The PREPARED (Process for Risk Evaluation, Property Analysis and Reuse Decisions) Municipal Workbook utilizes a multi-step, iterative process to: Identify, clarify and gain support for brownfield reuse goals and objectives; Identify and assess options for involvement in a particular brownfield property; evaluate the risks associated with different levels of involvement; and formulate strategies for eliminating or minimizing those risks.

Third Party Liability Program

Covenant Not to Sue

CERCLIS "Comfort Letter" and Archive Policy

Environmental Land Use Restrictions

DEEP Remediation Division – Overview and Organization
The Remediation Division of the Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse is organized into six districts (geographic regions along municipal boundaries). All program areas – Property Transfer, Voluntary Remediation, Brownfields/Urban Sites, Federal Superfund, State Superfund, Potable Water, RCRA Closure and Corrective Action are managed within the individual districts.

Remediation Programs
Find options and resources related to the remediation of polluted properties.

View Brownfield Remediation Standard Regulations (RSRs)


For additional information or questions, email OBRD at brownfields@ct.gov.