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  • EPA announces brownfields grants

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman today announced EPA brownfields grants totaling $800,000 to clean up contaminated properties in Madison, Wisconsin. Hedman joined Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp and Madison Mayor Paul Soglin at a brownfield site on East Washington Avenue for the announcement. The City will use these funds to ...

  • Project highlight - Brownfields

    Mid-Atlantic was chosen by the Town of Williamston to help implement their recently awarded $400,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment grant.  Mid-Atlantic staff helped the Town in applying for the grant and was chosen by the Town through a qualifications based selection process.  The project will consist of helping the Town ...

  • Fueling the revitalization of petroleum brownfields

    The abandoned corner gas station can look toward a new life with an action plan that focuses on cleaning up brownfields sites contaminated with petroleum. EPA's plan, 'Petroleum Brownfields Action Plan: Promoting Revitalization and Sustainability,' describes specific actions, new tools, and opportunities for expanding partnerships to foster the reuse of sites. The petroleum brownfields program ...

  • BC to establish brownfields fund

    BC Agriculture and Lands Minister Pat Bell today outlined details of a proposed fund to be used to revitalize abandoned and underutilized lands known as brownfields “A $10-million remediation fund will be established to create green opportunities for communities as they revitalize inactive or unused lands. These funds will allow the redevelopment of both Crown and private ...


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  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • Philadelphia hosts national brownfields conference

    Philadelphia will host the 14th national brownfields conference April 3-5 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the largest, most comprehensive conference in the nation focused on cleaning up and redeveloping abandoned, underutilized, and potentially contaminated properties. Brownfields 2011 will feature EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson as keynote speaker on Monday at 9:45 a.m. ...

  • EPA Announces Brownfield Grants for Wausau

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced brownfield grants totaling $400,000 for the City of Wausau, Wisconsin, to assess and clean up contaminated sites. EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman joined Wausau Mayor James Tipple to make the announcement at the Dudley Tower, a redeveloped brownfield site in downtown Wausau. "These brownfield grants will fund assessment and cleanup ...

  • EPA funds greener brownfields projects

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing more than US$500,000 in technical assistance for 16 Brownfields Sustainability Pilots. Assistance will support sustainable activities such as the reuse and recycling of construction and demolition materials, green building and infrastructure design, energy efficiency, water conservation, renewable energy development, and native ...

  • Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Oroville will be one of 171 communities nationwide receiving brownfields funding to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment. The FY14 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) grants will give ...

  • Entec winners at Brownfield Briefing Awards

    Entec has won 'Best Use of a Single Remediation Treatment Technique' at the Brownfield Briefing Remediation Innovation awards. The awards, which are now in their fifth year, aim to recognise best practice in remediation and use of remediation technology throughout the UK. The winning project team, led by Technical Director Ian Evans, won for an enhanced In-situ Anaerobic Biotreatment at an active ...


  • Dates announced for Brownfield Expo 2009

    The UK’s national event for contaminated land and remediation issues, Brownfield Expo (BEX), will take place from May 19-21, 2009 at the NEC Birmingham.Following the success of BEX 2008, publisher and event organiser Faversham House Group has ambitious plans for 2009 commenting, “it is to be the biggest event yet – with more new and exciting initiatives than ever before.”Brownfield Expo brings ...


  • EPA recognizes brownfields progress in Norristown

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized Norristown, Pa. for its efforts to revitalize brownfields sites for future development. “Brownfields initiatives demonstrate how environmental protection and economic development work hand-in-hand,” said EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin. “Once brownfields properties are assessed, cleaned up and redeveloped, ...

  • Gloucester to receive $400,000 in EPA funding for Brownfields

    The City of Gloucester will receive $400,000 from EPA to help clean contaminated sites known as brownfields. This funding is part of more than $16 million for brownfields allotted nationally and $3 million allotted in New England by the EPA. “This funding to the City of Gloucester will be a boon to the local economy and will continue to assist in job creation in the area. With this ...

  • Five Puerto Rico municipalities get a brownfields boost

    Five municipalities in Puerto Rico will get a boost in their efforts to clean up and redevelop contaminated properties, thanks to a total of US$2 million in grants announced today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The funding will be used by the local governments to identify and assess sites that can be cleaned up and redeveloped. Properties such as these where reuse, redevelopment ...

  • Brownfields - Americas largest untapped Urban resource

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today released a national report on the status of Brownfield sites in 150 American ...

  • EPA Selects Virginia Communities for New Brownfields Investments

    Two Virginia communities will share in a nationwide total of $67 million in brownfields funding announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to support cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties. EPA’s brownfields grants totaling $600,000 to the City of Hopewell and Town of Pulaski will help the two communities conduct environmental assessments of properties and ...

  • Pittsburgh to Remediate Brownfield at Old Nabisco Plant

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (ENS) - A $1 million investment from the state of Pennsylvania will help finance a major brownfield redevelopment project on Pittsburgh’s East Side. The money will pay for cleanup of the former Nabisco plant in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty section. It will be spent to help prepare the land for the development of retail and office space, as well as a 120 room ...

  • Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System for Brownfield Redevelopment

    The project goal was to redevelop a former factory building creating new retail, restaurant, and office space. A solution needed to be developed to keep any contaminated vapors in the soils from releasing into the occupied building spaces. Space was a premium, so the system needed to protect the building occupants with as small a footprint as possible. MAE2 worked with the consultant prior to the ...

  • US$6.3m to return brownfields for productive use

    Sixteen state or local governments are receiving supplemental grants from the US Environmental Protection Agency to help return problem properties to productive use. More than US$6.3 million is being awarded to brownfields cleanup revolving loan fund grantees. Brownfields are sites where expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous ...

  • ENSR Awarded $1M in Brownfield Projects in New York

    Untitled Document Public and Private Brownfields Sites Slated for Redevelopment ...


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