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POY Byrne: Great Remediation Comes in Small Packages


James Byrne, environmental scientist who oversees the brownfields team for U.S. EPA Region I (New England), knows that while all brownfields should be created “equal,” others harbor a perception that certain redevelopments are a little more “equal” than others.

ULI’s Toolkit Links Sustainable Communities with Health

The Urban Land Institute over the past year and a half has explored the connection between land use and health, specifically the role that design and development play in creating communities that are conducive to active, healthy living. 

CompStak unveils redesigned platform for commercial real estate lease

CompStak, a commercial real estate data and analytics firm specializing in lease comparables, today unveiled its completely redesigned CompStak Enterprise platform.

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Conn. Earmarks $6.5 M for Revitalization

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for a new round of grant funding of up to $7.5 million that will be awarded to help remediate and redevelop brownfield sites throughout the state.

California Water Service Group Enters New $450 Million Credit Agreement

... electric power interruptions; increases in suppliers' prices and the availability of supplies including water and power; fluctuations in interest rates; changes in environmental compliance and water quality requirements; litigation that may result ...

Like A Rock

Rock Falls, Ill. has been selected to tell its environmental cleanup story at the National Brownfields 2015 Conference Sept. 2-5 at the Chicago Hilton.

Oregon Mulls Land Bank Initiative

State legislators are considering a Metro-backed bill that could make it easier to clean up contaminated land across Oregon.

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Exploring New Possibilities in Marquette

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced that the Michigan Strategic Fund has approved two community revitalization projects in downtown Marquette, including a new hospital that will be constructed in the heart of downtown.

 

Redevelopment, in Grand (Rapids) Style

Federal 2016 Budget Proposal Hikes Brownfield Assistance Spending

Federal 2016 budget proposal includes $189 million for the Brownfields program--up from $153 million enacted in FY 2015.

A meeting with high implications for the Arctic

Traditional clean-up methods like booms and skimmers simply don't work in icy seas. The efficacy of chemical dispersants is diminished, whilst we can only guess at their long-term impacts on the arctic ecosystem.

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JOBS corner
  • Grants Management Specialist
    BRS, Inc. is seeking a Grants Management Specialist for a part-time position. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing woman-owned firm, with flexible hours and the opportunity to work from…
  • Environmental Scientist (Troy Hills, New Jersey)
    A great contract to hire opportunity with a reputable environmental consulting and remediation firm!REQUIREMENTS:BS degree in environmental science, geology, or a related disciplineOSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training3+ years of relevant experience in environmental,…
  • Environmental Project Manager (Irvine, California)
    Current opening for an Environmental Engineer, Geologist,or Environmental Scientist in Irvine with 6 to 10 Years' Experience working in CA. The successful candidate will have substantial recent experience in remediation for small…
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