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Holland, Mich. Sets Sail on Remediation Plan

 Read about how a Holland hotel might soon be holding strong, and holding guests. 

Peddling the Concept of Bicycle Infrastructure Planning

Planning urban redevelopment where bicycle transportation is integrated into the mix is not always as easy as one would think.

Urbanful pointed out in its most recent issue-citing a feature story from Fast Company-that transportation agencies around the world “have two big problems related to cycling: they do not have enough data to pinpoint or draw meaningful conclusions from popular bike routes. They also haven’t found a way to make cyclists feel safer.”

An Iron-Clad Revitalization Plan along the Minnesota ‘Range’

Minnesota Brownfields ReScape Awards were given to four projects demonstrating innovation, collaboration and exemplary results in revitalizing formerly contaminated land.

Black and Gold district plans include commercial space, 50 residential units

During Wednesday's study session, Casey Woods, executive director of Emporia Main Street, speaks to the city commission about plans to develop the Black and Gold district on the north end of Commercial Street near Emporia State University.



Dutch Treat: A Brownie for Steam-cleaning Technology

A high-tech steam-cleaning method that originated in Holland used to remove industrial contamination at Brantford’s Greenwich-Mohawk brownfield site translated into a prestigious Canadian award. 

Delaware in Line for a Win-Win

State seeks to make cleanup of pollution left at brownfields less daunting to attract lenders.

What's Bigger than a Bread Box?


Bristol votes to close landfill at end of 2016

The Bristol selectboard on Monday voted to close the town landfill when its current certification expires at the end of 2016.The decision came after what Town Administrator Therese Kirby called a productive meeting between town and state Agency of Natural Resources officials to find ways to fund the landfill’s closure..



Here’s the Dirt on a Chicago Redevelopment

One of the measuring sticks of urban redevelopment and reuse success can be traced to the “multi-benefit” dynamics that underpin urban renewal.

AT&T to pay $23.8million to settle environmental violations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley and state Attorney General Kamala Harris jointly announced Thursday that the settlement also requires AT&T to spend an estimated $28 million over five years to implement environmental compliance

Tax Appeals as a Cleanup and Redevelopment Tool

Between July 2012 and January 2013, the issue of tax appeals was all over articles, emails and blogs in New Jersey in a variety of ways.

A New Partnership Paradigm in West Virginia

In northern West Virginia, a creative partnership offers a unique structure that could potentially be replicated on brownfields properties in other regions.


JOBS corner
  • Environmental Scientist (Troy Hills, New Jersey)
    REQUIREMENTS:BS degree in environmental science, geology, or a related disciplineOSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training3+ years of relevant experience in environmental, engineering and/or remediation company.NJDEP reports (PA, SI, RI, RAW, etc.) RESPONSIBILITIES:Write reports, set…
  • Environmental Health and Safety (Richland, Washington)
    Safety and Health SpecialistSeeking qualified candidates for Safety and Health (S&H) positions to be based in Richland, WA. The successful candidates will be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals who can work well…
  • Environmental Technician (Denver, Colorado)
    Aerotek is actively seeking an Environmental Technician with two years of experience working in the field in the oil patch. Basic knowledge of hydrology, soils, wetlands, and sediment control. Individual will be…


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