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Catalyzing economic development doesn’t happen overnight, and sometimes, it’s challenging to know where to start. The Colorado Brownfields Partnership is here to support you and your community in your brownfield revitalization efforts. We create tools, webinars, blogs, and more to aide you in learning, planning, and implementing brownfield projects in your community.

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Accessing State Brownfields Resources

We at the Colorado Brownfields Partnership are experts in helping Colorado communities envision, learn, and plan for the future of their brownfields and community. But once that work is done, we know that applying for state assistance is a key step towards brownfield revitalization success.

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Asbestos 101

Throughout the 20th century, a building material- called asbestos- was frequently used in flooring, insulation, drywall/walls, drywall mud and more. However, asbestos was identified as a health hazard in the 1970’s, and the use of asbestos as a building material is now illegal in the United States.

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Community Visioning in Silverton, CO

By supporting a community-wide vision through assistance, the Partnership believes Silverton will be able to move towards strategies identified in the process that will equip the community to tackle future brownfield projects.

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How to Spot a Brownfield

Unless you’re a brownfield nerd like us at the Colorado Brownfields Partnership, the term “brownfield” may not sit at the front of your brain everyday. But once you understand the definition of a brownfield, and how to identify them, you’ll be amazed at how frequently you encounter them.

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What is a brownfield?

Across the state of Colorado, many places have old, abandoned, or unsafe buildings and properties in their communities. These properties can take the shape of former industrial sites, gas stations, dry cleaners, junkyards, and many more.

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