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Brownfields educational session at the Nevada Economic Development Conference (Reno), August 22: all are welcome to attend!
The Nevada Brownfield Program will be presenting an educational session on Brownfields at the upcoming Nevada Economic Development Conference at the Atlantis Casino in Reno on Wednesday August 22 starting at 10:30 AM. All are welcome: conference registration is not necessary to attend the session. The session’s three presenters will focus on the opportunities that the Nevada Brownfield Program can provide and will detail the key elements of successful Brownfields applications and projects.
Lisa Hanusiak, EPA Region 9’s Brownfield grant manager, will break down the types of Brownfield grants available through the EPA to help attendees understand which funding opportunities are relevant to the projects in their communities. She will provide information about funding eligibility, funding levels, and grant submission dates and requirements. New funding opportunities and program changes are being implemented for the 2019 grant cycle – don’t miss this opportunity to learn how these changes will impact your community.
Brett Bottenberg, Brownfield Practice Lead with McGinley and Associates, will lead a discussion of successful Brownfield projects that have been completed through the State of Nevada. His talk will focus on how these projects have leveraged state and federal resources to maximize benefits and outcomes. With over 10 years of experience managing Brownfield projects in Nevada, Brett has developed an expert understanding of how to produce a successful Brownfield project in communities throughout the state.
David Friedman, Nevada Brownfield Program Manager, will present on the opportunities that the Nevada Brownfield Program offers for communities and potential redevelopment projects. David will draw from his eight years of experience overseeing the state program to inform attendees of the ways the program can help them plan, research, and kickoff redevelopment projects that benefit communities, counties, and the state.
If you have any questions about attending this event, please contact either David Friedman, Brownfield Program Manager, at 775-687-9385 and dfriedman [at] ndep.nv.gov, or Alyssa Krag-Arnold, Brownfield Program Coordinator, at 775-687-9572 or akrag-arnold [at] ndep.nv.gov.
In other news…registration for the California Land Recycling Conference, taking place on October 24th & 25th in Carson, California (Los Angeles County), is now open. It is organized by the Center for Creative Land Recycling, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The event will offer opportunities to learn about emerging trends in Brownfield redevelopment, while seeing real-world examples of land recycling in action.