Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  Does your community use federal funding for assessing brownfields (abandoned industrial sites) for toxic hazards? If yes, how helpful is this funding in planning for and managing growth in this community? Number of Cases
Not used at all Uncertain or no answer on use Used, but not for planning Used, not helpful Used, somewhat helpful Used, very helpful Used, uncertain on how helpful Used, no answer on how helpful
Alabama Counties 93.3 0 0 0 6.7 0 0 0 15
Cities 60.0 20.0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Arizona Counties 83.3 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Cities 57.1 7.1 0 0 21.4 0 0 14.3 14
Arkansas Counties 30.0 50.0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 36.4 18.2 0 0 18.2 9.1 0 18.2 11
California Counties 33.3 37.0 0 0 14.8 11.1 0 3.7 27
Cities 81.0 6.7 0 0 4.1 5.6 0 2.6 195
Colorado Counties 60.0 10.0 0 0 20.0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 50.0 16.7 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 16.7 8.3 0 0 16.7 58.3 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 58.6 24.1 0 3.4 6.9 6.9 0 0 29
Cities 55.7 18.0 0 0 14.8 8.2 0 3.3 61
Georgia Counties 81.6 7.9 0 0 2.6 2.6 0 5.3 38
Cities 53.8 7.7 0 0 0 23.1 0 15.4 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 80.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 65.0 10.0 0 0 15.0 10.0 0 0 20
Cities 72.6 6.5 0 1.6 8.1 11.3 0 0 62
Indiana Counties 50.0 15.4 0 3.8 15.4 15.4 0 0 26
Cities 50.0 5.0 0 0 20.0 10.0 0 15.0 20
Iowa Counties 28.6 42.9 0 0 0 14.3 0 14.3 7
Cities 50.0 0 0 0 18.8 31.3 0 0 16
Kansas Counties 57.1 14.3 0 0 14.3 14.3 0 0 7
Cities 66.7 8.3 0 0 0 16.7 0 8.3 12
Kentucky Counties 90.9 9.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Cities 87.5 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 50.0 28.6 0 0 7.1 14.3 0 0 14
Cities 70.0 0 0 0 10.0 10.0 0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 60.0 30.0 0 0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 66.7 16.7 0 0 0 16.7 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 23.3 3.3 0 0 20.0 53.3 0 0 30
Michigan Counties 40.0 10.0 0 0 5.0 40.0 0 5.0 20
Cities 57.6 3.0 0 0 12.1 27.3 0 0 33
Minnesota Counties 73.3 6.7 0 0 6.7 13.3 0 0 15
Cities 60.0 8.0 0 0 12.0 16.0 0 4.0 25
Mississippi Counties 66.7 22.2 0 0 11.1 0 0 0 9
Cities 77.8 0 0 0 0 22.2 0 0 9
Missouri Counties 61.1 22.2 0 0 5.6 5.6 0 5.6 18
Cities 66.7 5.6 0 0 11.1 16.7 0 0 18
Montana Counties 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 40.0 0 0 40.0 0 20.0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 50.0 33.3 0 0 16.7 0 0 0 6
Cities 80.0 0 0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 33.3 0 0 0 33.3 16.7 0 16.7 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 40.0 0 0 0 0 60.0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 46.2 15.4 0 0 7.7 23.1 0 7.7 13
Cities 38.5 11.5 0 0 3.8 34.6 0 11.5 26
New Mexico Counties 75.0 0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 4
Cities 85.7 0 0 0 0 14.3 0 0 7
New York Counties 53.6 10.7 0 0 17.9 14.3 0 3.6 28
Cities 35.0 5.0 0 0 35.0 25.0 0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 75.0 10.7 0 0 7.1 0 0 7.1 28
Cities 31.3 6.3 0 0 31.3 31.3 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 75.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 48.5 18.2 0 0 9.1 21.2 0 3.0 33
Cities 70.7 4.9 0 2.4 9.8 12.2 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 60.0 30.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Cities 80.0 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 60.0 10.0 0 0 0 20.0 0 10.0 10
Cities 80.0 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 25.9 25.9 0 0 25.9 14.8 0 7.4 27
Cities 41.2 5.9 0 0 29.4 23.5 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 66.7 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 64.3 21.4 0 0 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 63.6 9.1 0 0 0 27.3 0 0 11
South Dakota Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 50.0 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 72.7 0 0 0 9.1 4.5 0 13.6 22
Cities 71.4 7.1 0 0 21.4 0 0 0 14
Texas Counties 65.8 31.6 0 0 0 2.6 0 0 38
Cities 72.6 6.8 0 0 8.2 5.5 0 6.8 73
Utah Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 50.0 8.3 0 0 8.3 25.0 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 93.5 3.2 0 0 0 3.2 0 0 31
Cities 75.0 6.3 0 0 18.8 0 0 0 16
Washington Counties 50.0 25.0 0 8.3 8.3 8.3 0 0 12
Cities 68.2 4.5 0 0 13.6 13.6 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 50.0 16.7 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 0 6
Cities 75.0 0 0 0 0 25.0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 58.8 29.4 0 0 0 11.8 0 0 17
Cities 45.5 13.6 0 0 13.6 27.3 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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