Aug 8, 2017

In late July, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Brownfields Task Force Chair Elizabeth (NJ) Mayor Christian J. Bollwage applauded passage of Brownfield Redevelopment legislation, commending members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing a bipartisan Brownfields Redevelopment bill.  


Oct 17, 2016

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 ...


Oct 17, 2016

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set the maximum contaminant level for lead in drinking water at zero, as any level of lead exposure can be detrimental to human health.


Oct 17, 2016

SB 814 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) - Drought: excessive water use: urban retail water suppliers. SB 954 by Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) - Public works: prevailing wage: per diem wages.


Oct 17, 2016

For example, cleaning up an underground storage tank is considered an environmental activity but not currently eligible for approval by the Department of Environmental Quality.


Oct 17, 2016

"Look, I'm supportive of Commerce as a whole. They're doing what they need to do for the state, and there will be some blunders," said Tobon.


Oct 17, 2016

... • The Michiana Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America selected U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Jimtown, to receive the 2016 Colonel Jack Stephens Citizenship Award in recognition of her service to active duty, reserve and veteran ...


Oct 17, 2016

“This legislation ensures that every urban retail water supplier has a tool to curb excessive water use by customers,” said Hill.


Jun 15, 2016

Governor David Ige recognized the efforts of the Hawai'i State Legislature at a press conference on Wednesday, noting his appreciation for its focus on setting the policy direction and making appropriations for the state.


Jun 15, 2016

The bill extends funding for the downpayment assistance program to seven years in order to turn the program's funding into essentially a revolving loan fund, and therefore extend the downpayment assistance program indefinitely. H.868 also extends the ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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Michigan developers now can collect some of the taxes generated by businesses on brownfield sites upon which they're building ...

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded ...

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency ...