1. EPA Brownfields Designated Pilot Areas (Designated prior to February 1997): Please note that some of these Grants have been awarded for projects in specific locations or neighborhoods within these Municipalities. [Please attach a letter from the Brownfields Pilot Grant administrator to verify that the property listed in this application is located within an EPA Brownfields Designated Pilot Area]

    Boston
    Chicopee
    Lawrence
    Lowell
    Somerville
    Worcester

     

  2. Federal Enterprise Community/Empowerment Zones: Please note that only portions of the following cities have been given EC/EZ designations. [Please call MassDEP to determine whether your property is located in one of these census tracts.]

    Boston
    Lowell
    Springfield


  3. Census tracts with 20 percent or more of the population below the poverty level. Municipalities containing these census tracts are: [Please call DEP to determine whether your property is located in one of these census tracts.]

    Municipality/# of Census tracts

    Amherst 4
    Barnstable 1
    Boston 78
    Brockton 6
    Cambridge 2
    Chelsea 4
    Fall River 5
    Fitchburg 1
    Gardner 1
    Grafton 1
    Greenfield 1
    Holyoke 5
    Lawrence 16
    Leominster 1
    Lowell 11
    Lynn 8
    Methuen 1
    New Bedford 15
    North Adams 1
    Northampton 2
    Pittsfield 3
    Quincy 1
    Revere 1
    Salem 1
    Shrewsbury 1
    Southbridge 1
    Springfield 16
    Taunton 1
    Tewksbury 1
    Westborough 1
    Worcester 13
    Haverhill 1
  4. Census tract(s) which have a population under 2000, AND have 75 percent or more of its land area is zoned for industrial or commercial use, AND are adjacent to census tract(s) with a poverty rate of 20 percent or more. Municipalities containing these census tracts are: [Please call DEP to determine whether your property is located in one of these census tracts.]

    Municipality/# of Census tracts

    Amherst 2
    Boston 8
    Cambridge 1
    Chelsea 1
    Everett 1
    Leominster 1
    New Bedford 1
    Northampton 1
    Quincy 1
    Springfield 2
    Worcester 2

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