CDFA Webinar: Financing Green Energy on Brownfields
January 14, 2:00 - 3:30pm EST
Join CDFA, US EPA, and experienced brownfield communities as we discuss the potential behind using brownfields as sites for renewable energy generation, the unique financing tools available for these projects, and the potential benefits for impacted communities and energy developers.
Mass Development Brownfields Redevelopment Fund Annual Report
The FY15 annual report from Mass Development's Brownfields Redevelopment Fund, which turns contaminated land into redevelopment projects. The report highlights case studies and projects funded through the program.
Oregon Land Bank is Branching Out in 2016
As reported by Renewal & Redevelopment, the Oregon legislature passed HB 2734, which provides local governments with the authority to establish separate municipal corporations, Land Bank Authorities, for the purpose of purchasing or acquiring brownfield properties and promoting their development.
Robbinsdale, WI Complex Seen as Development Stimulus
According to Finance and Commerce, developers utilized federal, state, and local development incentives to help transform the site of a former dry cleaner and convenience store into a low income housing complex.
RI Awards $3.7M in Grants to Clean Brownfields
Providence Journal reports the state has awarded $3.7 million in matching grants to clean up 14 contaminated properties in Providence, Pawtucket and other communities as part of the newly-created Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund.
US EPA Superfund 35th Anniversary
On the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or Superfund law, EPA recognizes the important role this landmark law has played in the nation's efforts to clean up hazardous waste sites.
CDFA's Brownfield Technical Assistance Program Visits Longmont
CDFA Staff visited a brownfield site in Longmont, CO to provide technical assistance for redevelopment and remediation to City officials.