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  • Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites Gives Life to Wastelands

    Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced additional Brownfield grants to communities across the country.  This money is coming from more than $76 million in EPA Brownfield investments recently announced by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.   According the Environmental Protection Agency, “Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA provides $400,000 to Baltimore to assess brownfields properties for redevelopment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced $400,000 in brownfields assessment funding to the Baltimore Development Corporation, the city’s economic development agency, to identify and assess potentially contaminated sites for clean-up and redevelopment. EPA selected the Baltimore Development Corporation to receive two brownfields grants, one for $200,000 to address sites with ...

  • Our House of Little Rock, Ark. Recognized for Excellence in Brownfields Redevelopment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently congratulated Our House for the redevelopment of a boiler plant associated with the former Little Rock Veterans Administration Hospital. The project participants were recently honored at an awards ceremony in Chicago. Our House's new Children's Center facility, sitting on 1.4 acres, provides licensed, quality-rated children's programs for 150 ...

  • MFA Brings Brownfield Redevelopment Planning Workshop to Portland, Oregon

    The leading brownfields consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest is bringing its Brownfield Redevelopment Planning Workshop to Portland, OR, on June 13-14. Join the MFA team as they take you through an interactive workshop that gives attendees the opportunity to create a strategy to successfully redevelop a contaminated property. Developed as a method of testing the effectiveness of the ...


    By Maul Foster Alongi (MFA) Inc

  • Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and community park recognized with Brownfield Redevelopment Award

    Remediation and redevelopment of 125-year old industrial site creates new jobs and environmental and economic benefits for the community A vibrant marsh blighted by 125 years of fill and manufacturing has been remediated and is being honored with the nation’s top award for Brownfield redevelopment. The Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park (MVIC) in Milwaukee is the 2009 Region 5 ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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

  • ERM Wins Contract for Sacramento Railyards Redevelopment Project

    ERM (Environmental Resources Management) has signed a multi-million dollar remediation contract for the Sacramento Railyards redevelopment project, which will result in significant expansion of downtown Sacramento. The contract spans 30 years of cleanup and monitoring to prepare the site for mixed-use redevelopment by S. Thomas Enterprises of Sacramento, LLC, the new property owner. ERM’s ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • Montana Communities Receive $1.4M to Clean Up and Redevelop Contaminated Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that three Montana economic development organizations will receive $1.4 M in EPA Brownfields grants to assess, clean up and redevelop contaminated properties in communities throughout the state. The grantees awarded today include the Bear Paw Development Corporation of Northern Montana, the Big Sky Development Authority, and the Great ...

  • 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 ...

  • ENSR publishes new brownfields remediation manual

    ENSR has published a new Brownfields Remediation Manual that details current strategies for cost-effective remediation of brownfields. Brownfields are idle, unused or abandoned commercial and industrial properties in urban settings with a legacy of contaminated soil, sediments or groundwater. ENSR, part of AECOM, is a leading global environmental services provider. The new ENSR manual ...


    By AECOM

  • 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

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

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


    By AECOM

  • EPA awards $4 million for Brownfields (IL)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $4 million in assistance to 23 communities, many in under-served and economically disadvantaged areas, to develop area-wide plans for the reuse of brownfields properties. Goshen, Ind., is among the recipients. Mathy Stanislaus, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response announced the grants today at an ...

  • 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 ...

  • Grants Provide Opportunities for Remediation Professionals Working on Brownfields

    Recently, the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development awarded two grants to cleanup Brownfields in the state.  They included funds for a location in Seymour and another in Shelton that are a part of the $16 million in funds slated for Brownfields recently announced by Connecticut Governor Malloy’s office.   According the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ...

  • State Brownfields Practices Challenged in New York

    ALBANY, New York, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - Four environmental groups seeking stronger cleanup standards for brownfield properties are suing the state of New York. Their lawsuit challenges the state's Brownfield Cleanup Program that is intended to encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of the thousands of boarded-up gas stations, decaying factories and other abandoned brownfield sites across ...

  • EPA to Hold 2013 National Brownfields Conference at Georgia World Congress Center

    Thousands of environmental and economic development officials, finance and insurance providers, risk managers, planners, attorneys, civil engineers and students are expected to attend the U.S. EPA and ICMA co-sponsored National Brownfields Conference, May 15-17, 2013, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Addressing the nation's brownfields - abandoned or underutilized properties stigmatized by ...

  • EPA Provides Additional $3.5+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England

    EPA announced grants of $3.575 million in supplemental funding for 11 New England communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire to carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects at contaminated Brownfields properties. The projects will help communities create jobs while protecting people’s health and the environment. “Today we’ve made additional funding ...

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