Brownfield Revitalization

Brownfield Legislation Drops in Ohio House

Brownfield Legislation Drops in Ohio House

Last month, State Representative Steven Arndt (R – Port Clinton) introduced HB168, which is brownfield regulatory reform legislation that Greater Ohio Policy Center helped to champion. HB168 addresses an important gap in Ohio law that puts Ohio at a competitive disadvantage to neighboring states with regard to brownfield redevelopment

Ohio House Introduces Brownfield Regulatory Reform Legislation (HB 737)

Ohio House Introduces Brownfield Regulatory Reform Legislation (HB 737)

HB 737 would provide an alternative to the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) liability protection in Ohio’s law as a means to encourage brownfield redevelopment in the state. Since the sunset of the CORF program, brownfields redevelopment is down in Ohio.