Brownfield Information for Lenders

Your eligibility for the different types of Brownfield incentives will depend upon your liability status. This page provides Brownfield eligibility information for Lenders.

Many parties participate in Brownfield developments, and lenders can play an important role.  Please check out the links below.

MassDEP Involvement

Massachusetts provides technical assistance through its Regional Brownfields Coordinators. These staff can help municipalities navigate through the process.

Additional Resources

Liability Relief

The state cleanup law, MGL Chapter 21E, has specific language about the liability of "secured lenders".

Additional Resources

Contact for Brownfield Information for Lenders


For general program information, please email your questions to: Email MassDEP Waste Site Cleanup Contact Information at
For specific questions about waste site cleanup regulations and requirements: Email MassDEP Waste Site Cleanup Contact Information at


(1) Call your local Fire Department, then (2) Call MassDEP - 24/7

MassDEP Boston Headquarters - ask for the Waste Site Cleanup program

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