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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), ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

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

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


    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

  • 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 ...

  • Sonic Appoints Vice President Remediation Services

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) announces the appointment of Mr. Larry Rodricks as Vice President of Remediation Services. In this role, Mr. Rodricks will assume responsibility for the growth and development of Sonic’s remediation business in Canada and the direct operations of the Company’s Environmental Services Division. Mr. Rodricks will be ...


  • Sonic Wins Remediation Contract

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has entered into a remediation contract to clean up a site in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) which has varying levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contamination. Sonic will carry out the remediation on-site, under contract to a national remediation company. The contract guarantees a ...


  • Petroleum-impacted soil remediation

    The Adventus Group is an applied environmental products company that provides various remediation biotechnologies – including those exclusive to our patent portfolio (see below). We are NOT consultants, and are geared towards supporting client project teams by providing unbiased design, support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our ...


  • 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 ...

  • OPEL Solar, Inc. Working With Communities to Bring Brownfields Alive

    Where Others See Decay, OPEL Sees Vast Opportunity for Solar Farms. They are called brownfields - properties that sit abandoned, idled, and underutilized which include former factories, air strips, and landfills - sometimes contaminated and nearly always a blight on the landscape. Worst of all, these properties are off the tax lists and are nonproductive. In many cases, when communities want to ...


  • EPA Awards Pulaski County $350,000 to Clean up Contaminated Brownfields Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $350,000 in supplemental funding to clean contaminated sites in Pulaski County, Ark. The county plans to use the funding to clean Full Counsel and Sterling building sites. “Just last week, I was in Little Rock for the unveiling of a revived Main Street as a Creative Corridor where Brownfields played a part in over $100 Million ...

  • 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 ...

  • 13 New England groups selected to receive additional brownfields grants for contaminated land clean up

    EPA has selected 13 organizations in five New England states to receive nearly $9.5 million in grant funding to provide loans and subgrants to help carry out cleanup activities, redevelopment projects, and create jobs for local residents living near brownfields sites. Funding for these grants is supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. EPA has made these selections based ...

  • Call for Abstracts for the International Conference on Green Remediation

    The Environmental Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst and U.S. EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation. Call for Abstracts for the International Conference on Green Remediation: Environment • Energy • Economics Deadline for Platform Presentations: Nov. 1, 2009. Abstracts will be accepted online at www.teiconferences.com beginning in ...

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