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What's New in Superfund Redevelopment

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Program Related News

  • On Tuesday, February 27, 2018; 2:00-3:30 PM (EDT), SRI will host Bringing Industrial Reuse to Superfund Sites  – the first webinar in SRI's 2018 Quarterly Webinar Series. Webinar registration is free and open to the public.
  • Congratulations to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality on being 2017 recipients of EPA’s State Excellence in Supporting Reuse Award! This award is given annually in recognition of state partners whose work enhances community quality of life, ensures the long-term protectiveness of site remedies, supports long-term stewardship of the environment, and facilitates safe and beneficial redevelopment and community revitalization.photograph of EPA and VADEQ representativesEPA’s Jim Woolford (left) and Region 3 Hazardous Site Cleanup Division Director Karen Melvin (second from right) with Virginia Department of Environmental Quality award recipients Meade Anderson (second from left) and Justin Williams (right) (Source: ASTSWMO).
    Region 3 Press Release
    Region 4 Press Release
  • New or restored ecosystems on Superfund sites can generate important economic benefits by providing services like timber, water purification, and recreation opportunities. This case study explores how ecosystems generate economic benefits and provides examples of ecosystem services at Superfund sites across the country.
    Reuse and the Benefit to Community: Ecosystem Services at Superfund Sites (PDF)(27 pp, 2.2 MB)
  • Communities, animal rescue organizations and humane societies are working together at Superfund sites to provide health and recreation benefits for people and animals. This fact sheet highlights sites in New Jersey and Mississippi where these facilities – dog parks and animal shelters – are helping people care for animals and play with their pets.
    Dog Parks and Animal Shelters at Superfund Sites: Playing for Keeps (PDF)(3 pp, 2.3 MB)

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