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    AWRA, American Water Resources Association, 2016 Annual Conference

    Orlando, Nov 14, 2016, Florida Hotel and Conference Center
    A perfect opportunity for you to meet, learn…
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    A&WMA, Air & Waste Management Assn, Vapor Intrusion, Remediation, and Site Closure Conference

    San Diego, Dec 7, 2016, DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
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    Restore America’s Estuaries, 8th National Summit on Coastal & Estuarine Restoration

    New Orleans, Dec 10, 2016
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    Battelle, 9th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    New Orleans, Jan 9, 2017, Sheraton New Orleans

Latest News

  • Canadian Brownfields Network Hosting Environment Industry Day

    In partnership with the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA), we are pleased to extend a personal invitation for you to join us for the 16th annual Environment Industry Day.


  • Carndo Well Represented at Southeast Regional Brownfields Conference

    Three Cardno brownfields experts, Roger Register, Gail Rawls Jeter, and Miles Ballogg, presented compelling case studies of brownfields success at the 2nd Annual Southeast Regional Brownfields Conference, held earlier this week in Jacksonville, Fla.


  • Energy Focus: Kalona, Iowa Solar Initiative

    Farmers Electric Cooperative partnered with Iowa Wind and Solar to engineer, finance, and construct their newest solar project, a 950.4 kW array consisting of 2,880 solar panels.


  • Perspective: One Smart-Growth Participant’s View On Urban vs. Rural Development Decisions

    Rural redevelopments have a position and a purpose—but only after painstaking due diligence gives it the green light to proceed through data, consensus building and all hands on deck agreement.


  • Stateside Report: Focus on Minn. and Ohio

    City officials and community members have met to discuss plans for the future redevelopment of Brownfield sites in Duluth.


  • 12 Creative Ways In Which You Can Reuse/Recycle Solid Waste And Make Your Environment Swachh

    Therefore, to make your contribution to the environment more valuable, you can use the services of a waste management company 'Extracarbon'. Cont.

  • 3 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

    This week, 3 Specialty Retail stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”). Cont.

  • A legislative fix for Homestead Tax exemption

    NAV is calculated by taking the Gross Assessed Values and subtracting off credits, abatements, exemptions and TIF (Tax Increment Financing). The Homestead exemption that many of us get on our homes is an exemption that gets subtracted from the gross ... Cont.

  • Analysts: Sustainable infrastructure key to faster economic growth

    They said lack of quality infrastructure results in reduced access to jobs, markets, training and information, creating a barrier to doing business and also limits access to education and health care. Cont.

Land Use

  • Perspective: One Smart-Growth Participant’s View On Urban vs. Rural Development Decisions

    Rural redevelopments have a position and a purpose—but only after painstaking due diligence gives it the green light to proceed through data, consensus building and all hands on deck agreement.


  • Changes made to Highland Avenue land use study

    MURFREESBORO - Highland Avenue should be home to more residential options with mixed-use nodes, land-use consultants with the city of Murfreesboro said after studying the future of the city's former medical corridor. Cont.

  • Reform land use, promote shared growth of new housing

    When certain government policies - like minimum lot sizes, off-street parking requirements, height limits, prohibitions on multifamily housing, or unnecessarily lengthy permitting processes - restrict the supply of housing, fewer units are available ... Cont.

  • Affordable housing, land use, "big" issues facing Cromwell

    Rather than promoting urban sprawl, perhaps we can do this a bit more efficiently in a way that is better for the whole common community. Cont.

  • LOOKING AHEAD: Final draft of land use plan presented

    Another survey concluded that 67 percent favor using incentives to promote infill development of vacant lots and buildings. Cont.

  • College Station council approves land use, zoning changes for property near Science Park

    The council OK'd amending the land's classification on the future land use and character map from "business park" and its zoning of "planned industrial" to "general commercial" to allow for commercial development. The property, part of a larger 53-acre ... Cont.

  • Planners OK proposed changes to land use element map for Georgetown steel mill site

    Although ArcelorMittal still owns the property that houses the defunct steel mill, in essence, the updated land use element would, if approved by council, indicate the city did not want another industrial property to occupy that space. “We don't want ... Cont.

  • Billings City Council to decide pair of land use applications

    Approving a downtown tax increment financing grant of up to $500,000 to Zoot Properties LLC to assist with the costs of maintaining, restoring and updating the Hart-Albin Parking Garage. Cont.

  • Public Gives Feedback on Land Use Plan Around Macy Grove Road Extension

    "Commercial businesses, maybe fast food or restaurants, “ Tim Hubbard said. "I would just like no urban sprawl, no used car lot or junk stores, just beautiful developments. Cont.


    A high-visibility, 66-acre property with industrial zoning, a rail spur and convenient highway access. Local infrastructure supports high-capacity reuse, including municipal water and sewer service. All buildings on the property were demolished by 2009. The community is supportive of a variety of reuses, including general manufacturing.

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    Nearly 400 acres in the heart of Flint, MI, with access to Interstate 475 (a connector route for I-75 and I-69). Property features electric, natural gas, water, sewer and rail access, and is eligible for a variety of targeted investment incentives. History of manufacturing on the property dates to 1903; community is eager to welcome new development.

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    Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, this vacant 217-acre property offers immediate access to an international border crossing, two rail sidings and abundant low-cost hydropower. It is easily accessible to major population centers of the Northeast United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Suitable for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

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    A 95-acre former landfill, the property is serviced by water, sewer, electric and natural gas, with a rail line adjacent to the northern boundary. The property is east of an active manufacturing facility owned by Northern Ohio Limited Partnership (and formerly by General Motors). Outstanding state and local economic development resources are available to stimulate investment.

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  • Downtown Camden Waterfront Redevelopment

    Prior to 1984, Camden's Downtown Waterfront in the City of Camden, New Jersey, consisted of primarily heavy industrial production facilities owned by Campbell Soup Company, RCA, and a major rail yard and ferry system operated by the Pennsylvania Reading Railroad Company...

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  • Milltown Park, Sandpoint, ID

    The community not only lost jobs with the closing of the mills, but also residents were being squeezed into affordable and workforce housing as second-home buyers and empty nesters were moving into the area. This 26.02 acre site, once the beating heart of the community, was contaminating its neighbors’ waters and seemed to be a lesion on this otherwise scenic northern Idaho oasis...

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  • Berry Lane Park

    One of the most ambitious open space projects to be undertaken in Jersey City, New Jersey’s history, Berry Lane Park has transformed approximately 17 acres of former brownfields into a recreational area that is surrounded by residential properties. Berry Lane Park is unique in that it incorporates design features...

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  • Hawks Prairie Park and Ride

    More than 50 years’ worth of Thurston County’s garbage is buried on the 140-acre site in Hawks Prairie, now known as the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC). The Hawks Prairie Park and Ride was built on an 8.1-acre portion of the oldest, most variably compacted, section of the WARC...

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You join the Association to make a positive impact on the world around you. Through ARI you support responsible and sustainable initiatives that aim to maximize value — economic, social and environmental. Specifically, your membership allows the Association to:

  • Empower its members to market their inventory to like-minded individuals and organizations.
  • Engage with many different stakeholders early on to build relationships, trust and commitments.
  • Enhance the ability for private and public sectors to work closer together for mutual benefits.
  • Enable its members to generate value (and thus, return) for all stakeholders; commensurate with the risk of their contribution.

But membership brings more tangible benefits, too. The following chart outlines the benefits you can expect as a member of ARI:



The Association promotes the redevelopment of blighted and underutilized properties through collaborative and accountable marketdriven solutions.

We accomplish our mission through a number of strategies that are designed to uncover potential opportunities, build relationships and facilitate peer-to-peer networking among the many diverse stakeholders.

To this end, we’re constantly upgrading and enhancing our capabilities; we’re always looking for market-driven solutions and we value our member participation.

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