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FRIDAY: EPA to Recognize Broward County, Fl., for Landfill Site Reuse

Release Date: 06/24/2010
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421,

(ATLANTA – June 24, 2010) On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present an Excellence in Site Reuse Award to Broward County, Fl., for the redevelopment of the Davie Landfill into the Vista View Park. EPA Region 4 created the Excellence in Site Reuse Awards Program to recognize developers, site owners, and local governments that have worked closely with the Agency to ensure that sites are redeveloped in a manner that enhances the remedial actions taken and/or minimizes the Agency's responsibilities for long-term care and maintenance.

WHO: Mayor Judy Paul, Town of Davie;

      David Keefer, Chief, U.S. EPA Region 4 Superfund Division – Remedial Section;
          Dan West, Parks and Recreation Division Director, Broward County Board of County Commissioners;
          Lois Wexler, District 5 Commissioner, Broward County Board of County Commissioners;
Ram Tewari, Director, Broward County Solid Waste Operations Division; and
Jack Long, Southeast District Director, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

WHAT: EPA Excellence in Site Reuse Award for Broward County

WHEN: June 25, 2010, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Vista View Park
      4001 Southwest 142nd Avenue
      Davie, FL