Collaborative Cleanups: Revitalizing America's Communities, Keystone, CO, May 2005
Speaker Presentation Links
|Monday May 23, 2005
Welcome, purpose and desired outcomes.
Max Dodson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Region 8
|8:45-9:30||Vision for Land Use, Cleanup and Revitalization
Brief history and positive image/beliefs about what will be changed, different, better in the future. Reactions, questions and/or input from participants.
Craig Hooks, U.S. EPA, Office of Water (OW)
Ed Chu, U.S. EPA, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)
|9:30-10:00||Seeds of Change: Overview of Regional/Area-Wide Pilots
Purpose, status, and selected highlights/lessons learned to date.
Dale Haroski and Ellen Manges, U.S. EPA, OSWER
|10:30-12:00||Strengthening Local Involvement and Support
Stories of successful collaborations with communities in regional/area-wide cleanup and revitalization projects. Good practices and incentives for strengthening communications with as well as involvement and support of communities in regional/area-wide cleanup and revitalization projects.
Moderator: Ellen Manges, U.S. EPA, OSWER
Working Through Complicated Legacy Relationships at Eastern Michaud Flats (PDF) (30 pp, 3.3MB, About PDF)
Locals Taking the Lead and Getting the Job Done at Elizabeth River
Visioning Together Creating Positive Action at Blackstone River
|1:30-3:00||Leading Large Complex Cleanup and Revitalization Projects (PDF) (23 pp, 1.5MB, About PDF)
Leadership roles in large complex cleanup and revitalization projects. Approaches, strategies, good practices, etc., for effectively leading and managing large complex cleanup and revitalization projects.
Moderator: Robbie Kienzle, Oklahoma City Planning Department
The Methodological Approach to Management at Lower Passaic River
Local Government Stepping Up in Oklahoma City
NOAA's Role in the Collaborative Cleanup of Watersheds
|3:30-5:00||Doing Cleanup and Revitalization in a Smart and Sustainable Way
Stories of successful application of Smart Growth and sustainable management approaches in regional/area-wide cleanup and revitalization projects. Approaches, good practices, strategies, tools, etc., for linking cleanup and revitalization projects to regional and community development plans.
Moderator: William Becker, Global Energy Center for Community Sustainability
Getting It Right the Next Time: Sustainable Design at Cleanup Sites (PDF) (14 pp, 2MB, About PDF)
Green Buildings, Stormwater, and Sustainable Site Planning in Milwaukee's Menominee Valley
|Tuesday May 24, 2005
|8:05-9:35||Habitat Restoration in Watersheds
Approaches, good practices, resources, tools, etc., for conducting habitat restoration projects.
Moderator: Simeon Hahn, NOAA
Developing a Habitat Restoration Plan for the Delaware Estuary (PDF) (21 pp, 1.3MB, About PDF)
Approach and Evaluation of Restoration Opportunities in the Passaic River Watershed
Funding Mechanisms/Opportunities within NOAA for Habitat Restoration Projects (PDF) (21 pp, 1.7MB, About PDF)
Exploring the Benefits of Landscaping With Native Plants in EPA Region 5
|10:00-12:00||Funding Large, Complex Cleanup and Revitalization Projects
Challenges in securing human and other capital for large, complex cleanup and revitalization projects. Traditional and innovative sources of funds and other resources as well as mechanisms and incentives for securing them.
Moderator: Ruth Clevenger, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Dealing with Less Than Optimal Funding - Gowanus Canal (PDF) (8 pp, 887K, About PDF)
Viewing Funding from an Industry Perspective (PDF) (6 pp, 690K, About PDF)
Establishing the Elizabeth River Trust Fund
Funding River Improvements at Tres Rios
Finding the Money at the Lefthand Watershed
|1:30-3:00||Technical Resources, Tools and Approaches to Support Revitalization
Overviews of various resources/tools available to support revitalization activities.
EPA's SMARTe: Sustainable Management Approaches and
Revitalization Tools - electronic (PDF) (21 pp, 1.1MB, About PDF)
CARE: Community Action for a Renewed Environment (PDF) (15 pp, 1MB, About PDF)
Using Environmental Management Systems for Collaborative Cleanups (PDF) (20 pp, 815K, About PDF)