The State Brownfi elds and Voluntary Response Programs: An Update from the States explores the evolving landscape of state environmental, fi nancial, and technical programs designed to promote brownfi elds cleanup and reuse. This update provides a concise, user-friendly synopsis of the programs and tools that are available through state programs. The information contained in this report was gathered from state response program contacts and state response program websites. State programs continue to be at the forefront of brownfi elds cleanup and redevelopment, as both the public and private markets recognize the responsibilities and opportunities of state response programs in ensuring protective and sustainable cleanups. The increasing number of properties entering into state programs emphasizes the states growing role in brownfi elds cleanup. State programs are continuing to adapt to meet the changing needs of property owners and communities. Many differentbut equally effectiveapproaches are available to meet the multiple challenges and common objectives of brownfi elds reuse. Several states recently passed legislative changes to establish new programs, while other states adopted new regulations to enhance their programs and encourage cleanups.