Brownfields cleanup revolving loan

Loans funds are available that may be used for environmental cleanup of hazardous waste, hazardous waste co-mingled with petroleum and petroleum-only impacts. Hennepin County administers the Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund with funds made available through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Who is eligible?

Public entities (with the exclusion of state agencies), private for-profit organizations, non-profit organizations, and other interested parties located in Hennepin County are eligible for low-interest loans to assist in hazardous waste cleanup. The goal of this program is to stimulate reuse and redevelopment of contaminated sites.

How much funding is available?

  • Up to $1 million for hazardous waste or petroleum cleanups
  • Applications are accepted throughout the year

For more information

For more information about the loan program, contact John Evans or call 612-348-4046.

Additional funding sources

The Hennepin County Environmental Response Fund provides grants for the assessment and cleanup of contaminated sites. A grant and loan package can be a favorable way to tackle larger projects.

For more information about grants and loans available to help cleanup contaminated lands, see the Minnesota Brownfields 2016 Resource Guide (PDF).