RE-Powering America Sites

Layer displays the locations of contaminated mines, landfills, and industrial sites evaluated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their renewable energy potential. Sample layer shows sites screened for wind-power only.

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Brownfield Sites

This layer displays the locations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assessment, Cleanup and Redevelopment Exchange System (ACRES) sites. ACRES stores information reported by EPA Brownfields grant recipients on brownfields properties assessed or cleaned up with grant funding as well as information on Targeted Brownfields Assessments performed by EPA Regions. A brownfield site consists of land previously used for industrial purposes or some commercial uses. The land may be contaminated by low concentrations of hazardous waste or pollution, and has the potential to be reused once it is cleaned up. For more information, please visit the EPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization website or the ACRES Information web page.

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Safe Drinking Water Information System Sites

This layer displays the locations of a subset of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) sites. The SDWIS contains information about public water systems and their violations of EPA’s drinking water regulations. Data can be accessed through the EPA’s Clip N Ship map application. For more information, please visit the Safe Drinking Water Information System web page.

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