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  • Brownfield best practices drawn from German and UK projects

    Two ‘best practice’ case studies of brownfield regeneration in Germany and the UK have been analysed by researchers. Liverpool's and Cologne's two flagship waterfront developments were chosen in order to provide insights for other redevelopment projects. The assessment demonstrates that, if correctly managed, brownfield sites can help stimulate economic development in poor areas. ...

  • Shortlisted for brownfield briefing’s best conceptual design award

    We are proud to be shortlisted for the Best Conceptual Design award at Brownfield Briefing's Remediation Innovation Awards 2010. In its sixth successful year, the Remediation Innovation Awards recognise best practice, hard work and creative solutions applied to projects in the remediation industry. During a large-scale chemical oxidation project, our team reduced project timescales and energy ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • English Partnerships issues best practice guide on soil remediation costs

    New guidance on calculating the costs associated with remediating contaminated and – for the first time - derelict brownfield land has been issued by national regeneration agency English Partnerships. The Best Practice Note Contamination and Dereliction Remediation Costs acknowledges that tackling the problems caused by dereliction can be as complex and often as expensive as treating or removing ...


    By English Partnerships

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Glasgow to host Conference on Scottish Brownfield and Contaminated Land

    A conference about brownfield and contaminated land in Scotland will take place on Wednesday, 17th June 2009, at the Swallow Hotel in Glasgow. Providing practical case studies and best-practice sessions, Scottish Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2009 will enable delegates to keep up-to-date with policy and guidance, and to become leaders in their field, with better working practices and efficient ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Recycling America’s land - report on Brownfields redevelopment

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today unveiled a national brownfields report, entitled Recycling America's Land: A National Report on Brownfields Redevelopment (1993 - 2010). This new report estimates the progress 99 cities have made over the past 17 years as it relates to the number of brownfields that have been redeveloped, acres of land reclaimed, new jobs that were created, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Contaminated Land and Brownfield Remediation Conference - 22 September 2009

    The Contaminated Land and Brownfield Remediation Conference takes a very timely look at the major policy, legislation and economic factors influencing remediation strategies in the current economic environment. It will debate key questions, such as the impact of the current downturn on demand for remediation; what lessons can be learned from the United States; how UK mega-sites have approached ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Brownfield Organization recognizes Hyder Consulting and REGENESIS with two Coveted Remediation Awards

    Hyder Consulting and REGENESIS Remediation Technologies were pleased   with the recent recognition received at the prestigious Brownfield Briefing Awards held in late October. Together they teamed on a challenging, in-situ bioremediation project which received two coveted industry awards: ‘Best In-Situ Remedial Treatment’ and ‘Best Project Closure/Verification ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Brownfields could get new life through renewable energy projects

    Environmental stakeholders from across the country will meet to discuss how to turn contaminated properties into viable sites for renewable energy projects on December 10-11 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is co-sponsoring the workshop, “Brown to Green: Make the Connection to Renewable Energy,” with the New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico ...

  • LDA & HCA launch London brownfield database pilot to transform land redevelopment process

    Land redevelopment opportunities, including new homes, in London are set to be transformed, thanks to a new freely available online tool, launched this week by the London Development Agency (LDA) and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). Open to all, the London Brownfield Sites Database is the country's most comprehensive database of land available for redevelopment. This is accompanied by a ...

  • Pennsylvania DEP`s Annual Statewide Brownfields Conference Rescheduled for Dec. 10 to 12 in Allegheny County

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, invites community leaders, industry professionals and other interested stakeholders to a statewide brownfields conference from Dec. 10 to 12at the Doubletree Hotel in Monroeville, Allegheny County. The conference was originally scheduled for Oct. 29 to 31, but was postponed ...

  • New Report Shows Brownfield Redevelopment in Cities Leads to More Jobs, Increased Tax Revenue - 99 Cities Surveyed on the Merits of Recycling America`s Land

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today unveiled a national brownfields report, entitled Recycling America’s Land: A National Report on Brownfields Redevelopment (1993 – 2010). This new report estimates the progress 99 cities have made over the past 17 years as it relates to the number of brownfields that have been redeveloped, acres of land reclaimed, new jobs that ...

  • Houston awarded $50,000 from EPA for solar project

    The City of Houston has been awarded $50,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to help develop a solar energy plant on the site of a former landfill. Funding for the project is part of more than $500,000 in grants announced today by EPA for 16 Brownfields Sustainability Pilots nationwide. “EPA continues to use the brownfields program to stimulate both environmental and economic success,” ...

  • Remediation Innovation Awards and Conference to take place in London

    The Remediation Innovation Awards are set to take place at the Grange City Hotel in London on Tuesday, 22nd September 2009. Now in their fifth year, the Awards recognise best practice in remediation and the use of remediation technology across the UK. Entries are judged by highly regarded industry experts and give industry practitionersan opportunity to showcase their work as well as celebrating ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • Churngold wins prestigious remediation award

    Churngold scooped the Best Conceptual Design award and two further commendations at the Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards this year. The judges praised the innovative use of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation in low permeability soils at the former ICI Burnhall site in Thornton.The Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards honour those in the remediation sector who have demonstrated best practice and ...

  • EPA Encourages Revitalization in Auto Communities with New Document

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a document that provides resources and information for communities affected by the recent restructuring of the U.S. auto industry. As these cities and towns move forward with efforts to rebuild sustainable and economically vibrant communities, the “Roadmap for Auto Community Revitalization” highlights case studies of auto towns, ...

  • Frank Lorincz Joins EnviroFinance Group, LLC to Expand Investment in Distressed Asset Redevelopment

    EnviroFinance Group, LLC (EFG) announces that Frank Lorincz has joined the firm as its new Executive Director of Corporate Development to enhance and expand ...


  • Register Now for CANECT16 - Environmental Conference and Tradeshow

    This leading environmental management and compliance training forum offers you a choice of eight cost-effective and practical professional development courses, designed to help you meet your environmental responsibilities, and two trade shows.  Registrants can choose to attend one, two or three days. Register for all three days and save $600.00  Click ...

  • Remediation industry shows innovation and resilience in recession

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis and several companies in the sector being affected by buy-outs, the number of entries for the fifth Remediation Innovation Awards exceeded expectations. Special guest speaker for the evening was Huw Irranca-Davies, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs at DEFRA. The minister used the awards as an opportunity to announce ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

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