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N.Y. BOA Program Targets 12 Communities in Need

 New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the designation of 12 brownfield opportunity areas in economically-challenged communities across New York State.

The Rock of Gibraltar: Reuse of Inactive Steel Plant

The former McLouth Steel Corp. plant in Gibraltar, Mich. is set to reopen after the Wayne County Commission unanimously approved a brownfield plan for the 42.5-acre property.

Arizona Healthfields Initiative Takes Wing

Professional infrastructure and environmental services consultancy Cardno has organized a unique collaboration of federal, state, city, and nonprofit organizations called the Arizona Healthfields Initiative, one of only a few similar efforts anywhere in the U.S and a first-of-its-kind program in Arizona. 

7 Green Building Trends to Watch in 2015

Taken from the words “lumen” meaning light and “ventus” meaning wind, this green architecture design allows the free flow of natural light and air into high-rise condominiums.

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TIF Reimbursement Initiatives Benefits Mich. Community

 An amended development and reimbursement agreement for the creation of a new parking structure in Marquette, Mich.  

Albany landfill crews open Normans Kill after landslide

Albany. Restoring the flow of the blocked Normans Kill required special skills. So emergency management officials called the experts at Albany landfill on Rapp Road. "We know how to move large amounts of material in a short amount of time," said Joseph C.

Consultant Exhorts La. Council to Go for Grants

A consultant made an appeal to a Louisiana city council, encouraging the body to ratchet up their efforts to apply for brownfield grant funds.  

Erie an Exception to N.Y. State’s Cleanup Predicament

A new report by a statewide environmental group calls Erie County one of the few “pockets of success” for the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program, even as it criticized the overall program as a “broken system” that has left taxpayers footing the bill” for projects in wealthier markets that would get done, anyway.

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Time to Stop the ‘Plop,’ Chicago Development Style

The old Alka-Seltzer commercials used to tout the fact that all it took was a “plop, plop, and a fizz, fizz and oh, what a relief it is.”

Assault on environmental laws continues

Soon after Earth Day 1970, the U.S. Congress passed a series of environmental laws that were unprecedented, e.g., the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act. In the intervening years, a steady and relentless assault on these laws by ...

Erie an Exception to N.Y. State’s Cleanup Predicament

A new report by a statewide environmental group calls Erie County one of the few “pockets of success” for the state’s Brownfield Cleanup Program, even as it criticized the overall program as a “broken system” that has left taxpayers footing the bill” for projects in wealthier markets that would get done, anyway.

Blanca Commercial Real Estate to lease BAC Colonnade Office Tower

Miami-based commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm Blanca Commercial Real Estate has been tapped to lease the BAC Colonnade Office Tower in Coral Gables, one of the city's most iconic Class A office properties, just as the building prepares ...

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