Entries by MN Brownfields

Brownfields to Parks Forum

Minnesota Brownfields and the The Trust for Public Land presented a session focused on opportunities and challenges posed by siting parks on former brownfield sites. Various case studies were discussed. Below are links to presentations and resources: Trust for Public Land – 3 Parks in Newark, NJ Scherer Brothers site – Minneapolis Bruce Vento Nature […]

Mankato Brownfields 101 Workshop

Minnesota Brownfields co-hosted a workshop in Mankato on September 19 along with Region Nine Development Commission and Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities (TAB). The presentations included: What is a Brownfield and Do I Have One? Steps for Successful Brownfield Redevelopment EPA Brownfield Resources State Resources:  MPCA Targeted Brownfield Assessment Program State Resources:  DEED Tools & […]

Brainerd Brownfields 101 Workshop

Minnesota Brownfields co-hosted, along with Region Five Development Commission and TAB (Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities) – Kansas State University, a workshop in Brainerd on May 16. View the workshop presentations: Supporting Sustained Economic Opportunity in Rural Communities (EPA Smart Growth) Brownfields & Economic Development:  What TAB Can Do For You EPA Brownfields Funding City of St. Cloud – Success […]

Managing Stormwater on Brownfield Sites

More than 100 professionals from the stormwater and brownfields communities met March 8th at Barr Engineering for Minnesota Brownfields most recent forum. The topic was key issues in stormwater management, the conflicts that occur when designing stormwater management systems for brownfields, and three innovative case studies:  the Central Corridor light rail project; the Atlas Cement […]

TOD & Brownfields: Making the Connection

Minnesota Brownfields held a forum focused on brownfields within transit corridors. Representatives from Cleveland and Houston discussed their experience redeveloping brownfields along LRT/BRT lines; local presentations focused on the Central Corridor, current and new funding and other tools directed at contaminated land. View the presentations: Houston LRT-Jed Greenfield, City of Houston Cleveland BRT-David Ebersole, City […]

The Economics of Revitalization Forum Series

I: THE DOLLARS AND SENSE OF REDEVELOPING BROWNFIELDS Minnesota Brownfields hosted a forum at the Humphrey Institute on the benefits of recycling and redeveloping brownfields. View the presentations: Jon Commers, Strong Towns Chris DeSousa, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Evans Paull, Redevelopment Economics Sara Peterson, Minnesota Brownfields II: THE ART OF THE DEAL – FINANCING BROWNFIELDS 2.0 […]