Brownfield Assistance

Contaminated Soil Cleanup Program


Rock Island has an active brownfields' assessment and cleanup program for properties with contaminated soil or soil that may be contaminated from past use. The City has access to United States Environmental Protection Agency grant funds for evaluation and cleanup of sites.

Program Eligibility


To be eligible for the brownfields' program, the current owner of the site must not be responsible for the contamination.

Note: Evaluation of buildings for asbestos-containing material and lead paint assessment and removal are not included in the program.