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Brownfields 2013 Conference -- Sustainable Communities Start Here
Brownfields 2013 Conference — Sustainable Communities Start Here

The Brownfields 2013 Conference was in held in Atlanta, GA on May 15-17 and featured more than 120 trainings and educational sessions and a multitude of other learning and networking opportunities. Prior to the start of the conference, the BTSC provided the following three training sessions focused toward Brownfields grant recipients and EPA, federal, tribal, state and private industry technical project managers and stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of hazardous waste site cleanups.

Brownfields Grant Recipients’ Road Map to Understanding Quality Assurance Project Plans
New Publication

The Brownfields Grant Recipients’ Road Map to Understanding Quality Assurance Project Plans was developed to assist EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant recipients in designing and completing site assessment projects more efficiently and effectively by increasing their awareness and understanding of the importance of quality assurance in Brownfields projects. The document provides an overview of EPA requirements for developing quality assurance project plans (QAPP) and provides an outline of the general process to help recipients oversee their environmental contractor’s efforts to develop effective QAPPs.

Coming Soon

Leveraging Contracts for Innovative Site Characterization and Cleanup: Contracting Primer and Administrative Toolkit will help users identify opportunities to structure or respond to procurements to encourage application of innovative and cost-effective strategies and technologies.

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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