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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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

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


    By AECOM

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Turning brownfield land into a successful green space

    Regenerating derelict land into green space is a popular land use policy, but it is not always considered successful. Recent research examines six case studies and concludes that evaluations of greening projects tend to ignore social and environmental impacts. More continuous and focused monitoring is needed. The urban environment is an important area of EU land policy and is the subject of one ...

  • EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma

    Three re-development projects in Tacoma, Washington, will receive a total of $600,000 in Brownfields funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Quickly approaching its 20th anniversary, EPA’s Brownfields Program encourages cleanup and redevelopment of America’s estimated 450,000 Brownfields sites. “Brownfields grants are catalysts for communities,” said Dennis ...

  • Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the Northern Nevada Development Authority and Nye County 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 ...

  • Somerville to receive US$400,000 in EPA funding for brownfields

    The City of Somerville will receive US$400,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help clean contaminated sites known as brownfields. This funding is part of more than US$16 million for brownfields allotted nationally and US$3 million allotted in New England by the EPA. “This funding for Somerville will help the local economy and will continue to assist in creating and keeping ...

  • New tool to compare and prioritise brownfield sites for redevelopment

    Researchers have proposed a new indexing scheme to help decision-makers prioritise brownfield sites for redevelopment. The scheme scores potential sites according to socio-economic, smart growth and environmental dimensions. By giving users the flexibility to emphasise some aspects of development as more important than others, it can be adapted for use in different contexts. The majority of ...

  • 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 ...

  • NGWA to testify in support of reauthorizing of federal Brownfields Program

    The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) will testify in support of the federal Brownfields Program in a hearing of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment on Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The hearing, “Helping Revitalize American Communities Through the Brownfields Program,” can be viewed live at ...

  • West Virginia University selected for EPA brownfields grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected West Virginia University to receive an estimated $550,000 grant to help identify mine-scarred lands that are suitable for redevelopment into biofuels and other alternative energy production sites. The EPA brownfields grant, -- to be spread over four years -- will be used by the university's water research institute to provide technical ...

  • Weston Purchases Brownfields Property in Sturbridge, MA

    Untitled Document Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) announced today that it has purchased Sturbridge Industrial Business Park from Corning Netoptix, Inc. a subsidiary of Corning. ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

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