May 17, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement in early May with the Nevada Cement Co. to install new air pollution control technology at its Fernley, Nev. facility and replace a heavy-duty diesel truck and a diesel railcar mover at the facility with clean emissions vehicles. The agreement improves Nevada Cement’s compliance with federal clean air laws and resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.


May 17, 2017

RACER Trust and idX Corp. have completed the sale and transfer of the former General Motors Fredericksburg Powertrain Plant property in Spotsylvania County, Va., near Fredericksburg.


Apr 27, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and SunEdison Semiconductor have agreed to a modification of groundwater monitoring requirements and a change of facility boundaries,


Mar 14, 2017

Open-air demolition process reduces price tag by over 50%, leaving asbestos in place for mill demolition


Mar 14, 2017

In a preview of the next online issue of Renewal & Redevelopment, Peter Hayes, business development executive from waste management specialist CDEnviro, will explain more about the emerging solutions to these problem materials.

Steve Dwyer


Mar 14, 2017

Plans for how the city of Huntington can transform three post-industrial brownfield properties into usable and productive space were unveiled to the public in late February.


Mar 14, 2017

RACER Trust has completed the sale and transfer of 3.66 acres off University Drive in downtown Pontiac to George W. Auch Co., a 109-year-old general contractor/construction management firm that will build its new corporate headquarters on the site.


Mar 14, 2017

Investors engaged in brownfield redevelopment projects in Michigan could share in $1 billion in sales and income tax rebates over 20 years under a package of real estate development bills that passed the Senate in late February.


Feb 8, 2017

RACER Trust, the entity created to take ownership of former General Motors industrial properties in 14 states following the automaker’s bankruptcy reorganization and to remediate and sell them for redevelopment or reuse, is off to a strong start in 2017.


Feb 7, 2017

The perspective of this article, penned by Tad Diethrich, Vice President Brownfield Development for Reterro, Inc., is to provide advice for reducing risk when selling contaminated property for redevelopment.



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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