Entries by Martha Faust

Minnesota Real Estate Journal – Redevelopment Summit

Minnesota Brownfields hosted the Minnesota Real Estate Journal‘s 2016 Redevelopment Summit on May 19. Click the links below to access speaker presentations: How Redevelopment Supports a Strong Regional Economy – Cecile Bedor, GREATER MSP Surburban Redevelopment: Northern Stacks 1 – From Blight to Office Development in Fridley Scott Hickok, City of Fridley Paul Hyde, Hyde […]

Stormwater Management on Brownfields

Stormwater Management on Brownfields Minnesota Brownfields looked into stormwater management on brownfield sites, during and after remediation. This event covered topics including: Regulations and enforcement Emerging issues, new technology, and green infrastructure Subsurface Contamination- groundwater and soil Liability and Concerns for Plume and Vapor Intrusion Long term management vs management during construction Successes, headaches and challenges […]

2015 EPA Brownfields Conference Announcing Sessions Soon

About 60 redevelopment professionals gathered in Washington, DC last week to review abstracts for the 2015 EPA Brownfields Conference.  I joined a small group in the Creating More Sustainable Communities track. Our group was impressed by excellent proposals from around the country spanning topics ranging from climate change, to green infrastructure, renewable energy, public benefit reuse, urban […]

EPA Brownfields 2015 Conference

Brownfields 2015 will be held in Chicago September 2-4, 2015.   I attended a local planning committee meeting in Chicago on November 12 along with 70 other representatives from throughout EPA Region V.  What I learned: Downtown Chicago will be center-stage with conference sessions split between the Hilton Chicago and the nearby Palmer House Hilton. […]

MN Real Estate Journal Brownfield Summit

Minnesota Brownfields and the Minnesota Real Estate Journal presented a Brownfield Summit on September 24, 2014. Presentations: Hillcrest Development – part 1 Hillcrest Development – part 2 Canal Park Brewery Hyde Development – Twin Lakes Solhem Companies – Solhaus

Brownfields Tools & Funding for Redevelopment: Moorhead Workshop

On July 16, Minnesota Brownfields co-hosted a full-day workshop in Moorhead through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) program.  The program was targeted to both Minnesota and North Dakota communities.  Below are presentations specific to Minnesota: Brownfields 101: What is a Brownfields & Steps to Redevelopment Minnesota Department of Employment […]

2014 State of Brownfields Update

100+ redevelopment professionals met at Stinson Leonard Street on June 24 for the latest news from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a state legislative panel on redevelopment, and an update on vapor intrusion.  Sandeep Burman – Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Rep. Bob Gunther – Minnesota House of Representatives Dr. Susan Hedman – Regional Administrator, EPA […]