Brownfields 1The University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM) seeks to provide research and technical assistance to local, state, and tribal governments, businesses and nonprofit organizations regarding sustainable environmental policy and program development and evaluation.  The work of the CEPM is framed by attention to equity and just outcomes in policy making. Our goal is to increase the capacity of individuals and organizations to participate in equitable and just environmental decision making. The CEPM is a member of the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) which allows us to access environmental experts from across the country from 10 different academic institutions.

ANNOUNCEMENTCEPM has issued two RFPs to work with us on the EPA (k6) Brownfields Community Benefits Assessment Toolkit research project. Please see and for details and deadlines. CEPM will also post answers to questions asked on this website and on our Facebook page.

Answers to FAQs can be accessed under Amendment #1 for each RFP on the following links:


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Current Projects


Brownfield Community Benefits Assessment Project

Organics Recovery Toolkit for Universities and Colleges

Germantown/Shelby Park Rail Corridor Area Wide Plan

Blackleaf Chemical Site

Safe Urban Garden Development Program, Louisville, KY


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