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Brownfields 2015 Conference -- Sustainable Communities Start Here
Brownfields 2015 Conference — Sustainable Communities Start Here

The Brownfields 2015 Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois on September 2-5, 2015. The conference, cosponsored by U.S. EPA, is the largest and most comprehensive event in the nation that focuses on issues important to community revitalization and the assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties. For more information on the conference, please go to the Brownfields 2015 Conference website.

Brownfields Road Map to Understanding Options for Site Investigation and Cleanup

The Brownfields Road Map outlines the general steps involved in the investigation and cleanup of brownfields sites and presents related strategies, technologies and related information resources. Key features of the Brownfields Road Map are described below. View Online | Order: EPA 542-R-12-002

Guide to Contaminants and TechnologiesGuide to Contaminants and Technologies contains information about contaminants typically found at brownfields sites and technologies that are used to investigate and treat them.

Key Issue SpotlightsKey Issue Spotlights provide a quick look at topics relevant to brownfields projects and identify helpful resources.

Clickable Road MapClickable Road Map illustrates the general steps of brownfields assessment and cleanup with direct links to specific sections of the publication.

Brownfields Road Map WebinarView the archived version of a webinar held on October 3, 2012.

Helping Decision-makers

If traditional site assessment and cleanup approaches are too time-consuming and expensive to support the development of your brownfields site, the BTSC may be able to help you.

Direct support is available to:

  • State & local governments and tribes
  • Brownfields Grantees
  • EPA Regional Coordinators
  • EPA Remedial Project Managers
  • EPA On-Scene Coordinators
  • Other EPA Regional staff

Information about site investigation and cleanup activities is available to all brownfields stakeholders, including:

  • Real estate professionals, developers, financial institutions, and other private redevelopment interests
  • Engineers, consultants, and other private remediation professionals
  • Potentially responsible parties
  • Affected communities
  • Members of the public

Saving Time and Money: The Brownfields Technology Support CenterSee the fact sheet (PDF, 4 pages) for additional information about how the BTSC can help decision-makers.

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