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Brownfields Financing Update
October 6, 2015
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Brownfields Financing Update


Enroll Now! CDFA Brownfields Project Marketplace in Charleston, SC
CDFA is excited to offer the Brownfields Project Marketplace as an opportunity for communities to receive free technical assistance related to the redevelopment and financing of brownfield projects. Join us November 3-6 in Charleston, SC to consult with financing professionals and brownfield project experts who can help identify potential resources for your brownfield project.

CT Gov. Announces Available Support for Brownfields Redevelopment
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for $7.5 million in grants that will be awarded to help clean up former industrial sites in communities throughout the state. 

MO Issues $7.4M in Brownfield Tax Credits
The Northwest Plaza redevelopment received more than $7.4 million in brownfield remediation tax credits from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, according to stltoday.com.

EPA Announces $13.2M in Brownfield Funds Across the Country
The U.S. EPA announced approximately $13.2 million in supplemental funding to help transform communities by cleaning up contaminated Brownfields properties. Funding will be given to 31 successful RLF grantees helping 44 communities carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects.  

Solar Energy, Brownfields - The Perfect Partnership
This article from The Press examines renewable energy and it's relationship with brownfield sites in Ohio.

AR Project Recognized for Brownfields Redevolopment Excellence
The U.S. EPA recently congratulated Our House for the redevelopment of a boiler plant associated with the former Little Rock Veterans Administration Hospital. 

Upcoming Events
CDFA National Development Finance Summit
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program
CDFA Brownfields Project Response Team Visits Tulsa, OK
A team comprised of CDFA staff and technical assistance providers traveled to Tulsa to visit the Evans-Fintube site, During the three day visit, the Team had an opportunity to tour the Evans-Fintube site and work with city officials and local stakeholders to investigate financing opportunities to redevelop Evans-Fintube.

Brownfields Financing Headlines

Cleanup of Former Tannery Site Call a "Success Story"
Kennebec Journal | Oct. 1 | Brownfield Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Brownfield Redevelopment Site Seeking State Funds in Dover, DE
Delaware Online | Sep. 29 | Brownfield Financing | Redevelopment | State Finance Program

Port of Monroe Gets $3M Loan for Improvements
Monroe News | Sep. 28 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | Economic Development | Infrastructure Finance | Tax Increment Finance (TIF)

EPA Provides Funds for Kansas City, Missouri's Brownfields
KSHB | Sep. 24 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA Awards Pulaski County $350K to Cleanup Brownfields Sites
EPA | Sep. 24 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA Announces $1.2M in New Funds for Brownfields in Maine
Portland Press Herald | Sep. 24 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

How to Build Partnerships to Revitalize Brownfields
AUMA | Sep. 24 | Brownfield Financing | International

EPA Recognizes Newark Park as Smart Growth
NJ.com | Sep. 23 | Brownfield Financing | Public-Private Partnership (P3) Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Rochester Eyes Solar Farms on Brownfields
Democrat & Chronicle | Sep. 22 | Brownfield Financing | Energy Finance | Green Finance

Klamath County, OR: A Case Study in Economic Transition
The Oregonian | Sep. 18 | Brownfield Financing | Economic Development | Rural Development

Gov. Malloy Announces New Program to Spur Brownfield Redevelopment Planning
Ct.gov | Sep. 18 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | State Finance Program | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

New Program to Spur Brownfield Redev. Planning
CT.gov | Sep. 18 | Brownfield Financing

Redevelopment Project Approved for Old Taco Bell Building
The State News | Sep. 18 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | Redevelopment | Tax Increment Finance (TIF)

Laxton, WV Selected for Brownfields Award
Independent Herald | Sep. 16 | Brownfield Financing

Distribution Project Recognized for Brownfields Project
PR Newswire | Sep. 15 | Brownfield Financing

Greenwood Moving Ahead with Brownfield Cleanup
GSA Business | Sep. 9 | Brownfield Financing | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Former Gas Stations Expected to Get Brownfield Classification from EPA
Belleville News | Sep. 8 | Brownfield Financing

Construction to Begin on $8.5M Gateway Project
Lansing State Journal | Sep. 1 | Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing

Highlights from the Online Resource Database

Financing Brownfields
Brownfield Financing | State Finance Program
Karen Homolac, Brownfields Program Specialist at Business Oregon, discusses Oregon's Financing programs for brownfields redevelopment as well as other funding sources. She describes several community case studies that successfully managed cleanup and redevelopment.

Evans-Fintube Roadmap to Redevelopment
Access to Capital | Brownfield Financing | Tax Increment Finance (TIF) | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Evans-Fintube site located in Tulsa, OK.

The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is a national association dedicated to the advancement of development finance concerns and interests. CDFA is comprised of the nation's leading and most knowledgeable members of the development finance community representing public, private and non-profit entities alike. For more information, visit www.CDFA.net or email info@cdfa.net.

Disclaimer: This publication was developed under Assistance Agreement No. TR-83576801-0 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It has not been formally reviewed by EPA. The views expressed in this document are solely those of Council of Development Finance Agencies and EPA does not endorse any products or commercial services mentioned in this publication. 

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