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  • 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

  • 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), ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Nestor Soler joins ENVIRON, expanding site-related services

    Robert L. Powell, Ph.D., President of ENVIRON International Corporation, the U.S. consulting division of ENVIRON Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce that Nestor D. Soler, P.E., has joined the firm as a Principal in the Princeton, New Jersey, office. According to Dr. Powell, “Nestor’s more than 22 years of experience in the fields of environmental, geotechnical and civil engineering position ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Maine to Receive Over $4 Million in EPA Brownfields Grants

    Today EPA announced nine Maine organizations will receive $4.3 million in EPA brownfields grants. The funds are a combination of assessment, cleanup and revolving loan fund (RLF) grants. “This is important federal funding that will help communities clean up contaminated sites so they can be redeveloped. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said. Without this funding, many of these pieces of ...

  • U.S. Remediation Industry Generates $8.07 Billion in Revenues

    The U.S. remediation market grew a modest 2.8% in 2012, generating revenues of $8.07 billion, according to comprehensive annual research conducted by Environmental Business International Inc., the publisher of Environmental Business Journal. Purchase EBJ Vol XXVI No 04 - Remediation Market 2013 (15 charts, 20,000+ words) for $250 ...

  • Reterro awarded second contract for Union City Industrial Site Remediation

    Reterro, Inc., a global leader in the treatment of a wide range of contaminants in soil, including total petroleum hydrocarbons and industrial solvents, today announced its completion of a second phase of soil remediation services at a former industrial laundry and dry cleaning facility. The company’s on-site Evaporative Desorption Technology™ has processed approximately 1,900 tons of ...


    By Reterro, Inc.

  • Reterro and Munich Re Offer Industry First Substitute Performance Cover for Innovative Soil Remediation

    Reterro, Inc., the only fully vertically integrated Brownfield redevelopment company able to eliminate distressed property liabilities safely and sustainably, and Munich Re (Group), one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies, have partnered to provide the industry’s first process substitute performance cover for Reterro’s soil remediation projects. Financial Technology ...


    By Reterro, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • NJDEP issuing remedial priority scores for contaminated sites

    Very shortly, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be issuing letters to responsible parties containing a draft Remedial Priority Score (RPS) for their particular site. It is unclear how the rankings will be used, but the RPS system has been described as a tool to sort sites out for further discussion. The  ...

  • Gareth Leonard promoted to Managing Director of REGENESIS Remediation Technologies European Group

    REGENESIS announced today that Gareth Leonard has been promoted to Managing Director of REGENESIS Europe headquartered in Bath, United Kingdom.  REGENESIS is recognized throughout Europe as a leader in developing advanced remediation technologies for contaminated land and groundwater and for supporting environmental consultancies and contractors with best-of-class remediation ...


    By Regenesis

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Awards funds to cleanup and revitalize quincy, Mass.

    As part of $3.5 million in Brownfields grants that EPA is making available for Massachusetts communities, EPA has provided a $200,000 Brownfield cleanup grant to the City of Quincy. The funding is part of more than $76 million in EPA brownfields investments across the country announced recently by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to protect health and the environment, create jobs and promote ...

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