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What's New in Superfund Redevelopment

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  • At the Pepper Steel & Alloys, Inc. site in Florida, EPA, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM), and other project partners worked together to clean up the site and return it to productive use. Developing protective institutional controls to support reasonably anticipated future uses, working with prospective purchasers to overcome redevelopment barriers, and sharing information about engineering constraints on site redevelopment has been vital to the site’s transformation from an abandoned, junk-filled lot to a productive property.
    From Abandoned Land to New Life as a Commercial and Light Industrial Hub: The Pepper Steel & Alloys, Inc. Site in Medley, Florida (PDF)(9 pp, 2.5 MB)

  • On June 28th, EPA Region 2 presented its Excellence in Site Reuse Award to the city of Jersey City, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Prologis Corporation for their efforts to redevelop the PJP Landfill Superfund site in Jersey City, New Jersey. The site is now a state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution center. EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez underscored the collaborative redevelopment effort at the site, "This has truly been a collaborative effort between local, state and federal agencies and the community to turn this once environmentally compromised site into an economic and community asset. Redevelopment of this site will continue bringing economic, ecological and recreational benefits to the Jersey City community."
    Region 2 Excellence in Site Reuse Award


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