Spirit Lake Tribe mentioned in Region 8 Winter 2016/2017 Newsletter
"Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or underused industrial and commercial properties where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by actual or suspected environmental contamination. By investigating and cleaning up brownfields sites, many of which are abandoned properties that pose an immediate threat to the local community, development can take place without fear of environmental legal liabilities. This benefits the Spirit Lake Nation and surrounding communities by bringing jobs to the area, making abandoned property functional, and possibly preserving sites that might have historical significance to the community."
Enhancing Tribal Capacity for Continued Success
PA’s Brownfields Program builds and enhances tribal capacity by:
If you or someone you know has an idea of where we can identify new contaminated Brownfields locations, please call SLT Tribal EPA Office at 701-766-1259