Missouri Brownfields regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Brownfields: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Missouri Hazardous Substances Environmental Remediation Program, also known as the Missouri Brownfields Voluntary Cleanup Program (BVCP): 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-15.010

Regulatory Agencies
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Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program Voluntary Cleanup Section

DNR Hazardous Waste Program Tank Section

Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Incentives Section

Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority (EIERA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri has established a Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) that enables communities and present and potential property owners to initiate and complete cleanup on contaminated sites, and to encourage brownfields redevelopment. For more information on the federal VCPs, see the national section BROWNFIELDS.

Administration and enforcement. DNR and DED are responsible for the administration and enforcement of the voluntary brownfields redevelopment program in Missouri.

State Requirements


Missouri's Brownfields Redevelopment Program provides financial incentives and a voluntary cleanup program (VCP) for the redevelopment of commercial and industrial sites that are abandoned or underutilized because of contamination caused by hazardous substances. The program may be used to rehabilitate an existing building contaminated with hazardous substances, to clear existing structures and build a new facility, or for contaminated sites that have no existing structures.

A project is eligible if it meets the ...

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