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  • 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), ...

  • Brownfield remediation combined with sustainable heating and cooling of buildings

    Pioneering methods used in the Netherlands combine remediation of brownfield sites with the use of groundwater for heat cold storage (HCS, or ATES: Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage) to achieve both low-cost remediation and sustainable use of energy. A new study demonstrates how HCS can be used to help decontaminate groundwater on brownfield sites. In recent years, there has been a major increase ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Antea™Group Brings Remediation Expertise to New York City Brownfield Cleanup Program

    An abandoned gas station at 456 Grand Street in Brooklyn will be redeveloped into a mixed-use, six-story structure in conjunction with the New York City Brownfield Cleanup Program (NYC BCP). The remedial investigation of the 18,250 square foot site, performed by Antea Group, identified required remedial action including excavation of impacted soils to a depth of ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use

    Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use A newly investigated, naturally occurring material represents a significant advance over current decontamination processes. Made from organic matter, ClearEarth is a substance set to revolutionise the treatment of contaminated land and water. The natural alternative to other remediation processes, ClearEarth material ...


    By Zander Corporation

  • WESTON purchases brownfields property in Honolulu, Hawaii

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) is a remediation and redevelopment company that specializes in environmentally challenging sites. For more than 50 years, WESTON has produced integrated, sustainable solutions for environmental restoration, property redevelopment, design/build construction, green buildings and clean energy. Dedicated to making a difference in the world, the company’s 1,800 ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Belfast Conference focuses on maximising the Value of Brownfield Land

    A conference for the contaminated land industries in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will explore the issues that are important in today’s climate, such as reducing costs through improved risk assessment and site specific remediation. Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2009: Maximising the Value of Brownfield Land will take place on Wednesday, 13th May at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • 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

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