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  • 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 ...

  • New Analytical Service from Eurofins to Meet Brownfield Challenge

    Leading analytical services company Eurofins has launched a new rapid multi-parameter soil and groundwater analysis service, specifically developed to meet the needs of European legislation. The TerrAttesT® service provides cost-effective access to advanced laboratory analysis with a standard five day turnaround for results. However, urgent test data can be provided in just three days if ...


    By Eurofins Scientific

  • 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

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

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


    By AECOM

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $24 Million EPA Brownfields Revitalization Program

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it was awarded a $24 million multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide technical, analytical, and programmatic support services to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields and Land Revitalization Program. Under the five-year contract, Tetra Tech will support ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Governor Christie Joins PSE&G In Turning Brownfield Green

      HACKENSACK, N.J., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lent a hand today as Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) and union workers broke ground on a renewable energy project that will transform a dormant Hackensack, NJ brownfield into a solar farm.   While kicking off work at the job site, PSEG chairman, president and CEO Ralph Izzo ...

  • Fortune society will provide green job training through EPA Brownfields grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Fortune Society of New York a $300,000 workforce development and job training grant to help fund the organization’s program to recruit, train and place formerly incarcerated people in green jobs assessing and cleaning up brownfields and other contaminated sites. Brownfields are properties at which moderate contamination can interfere ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA Awards $400K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize West Point, Mississippi

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of two new grant investments totaling $400,000 in West Point, Miss. These investments will provide the community with funding necessary to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost the local economy and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment. EPA's Brownfields grants provide ...

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