Conferences and trainings

Reminder: Issues & Trends Webinar on December 16 – Vapor Intrusion: Screening and Mitigation Decisions, Scope and Timing

The Remediation and Redevelopment Program reminds you that the next webinar in the Issues & Trends series will take place on Wednesday, December 16, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Register for the Issues & Trends Webinar on November 18 – Site Investigation: Scoping, Toolkit, and More

The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program reminds you that the next webinar in the Issues & Trends series will take place on Wednesday, November 18, from noon to 1:00 p.m.

RR Program staff will discuss assorted issues related to site investigations, including the site investigation work plans and reports, the site investigation web-based toolkit, and site investigation scoping – identifying contaminants of concern.

A Zoom web conferencing link, along with a schedule of future Issues & Trends presentations, may be found on the RR Program’s Conferences and Training webpage.

Recordings and presentations from previous Issues & Trends webinars can be found in the RR Program’s Training Library.

Reminder: Issues & Trends Webinar on October 21, 2020; PFAS Discussion with Ginny Yingling, MN Dept. of Health

The Remediation and Redevelopment Program reminds you that it will present the next installment of its Issues & Trends webinar series next week on Wednesday, October 21, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The scheduled presentation is PFAS: Fate & Transport, Site Characterization and Remediation.

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Reminder: Issues & Trends Webinar on October 21, 2020: PFAS Presentation by Ginny Yingling of the MN Dept. of Health

The Remediation and Redevelopment Program reminds you that the next webinar in the Issues & Trends series will take place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The scheduled presentation is PFAS: Fate & Transport, Site Characterization and Remediation.

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Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment and Cleanup Grant Applications Due October 28, 2020; EPA Region 5 Application Webinar on September 23

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting applications for FY21 Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment & Cleanup (MAC) Grants. All applications are due October 28, 2020.

Grants awarded by the EPA’s Brownfield Program provide communities across Wisconsin and the country with an opportunity to transform contaminated sites into community assets that attract jobs and achieve broader economic development outcomes while taking advantage of existing infrastructure. In many cases, brownfields grants have been shown to not only increase local tax revenue, but to also have a positive impact on residential property values.

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Issues & Trends: PFAS Webinar Rescheduled to October

The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) program rescheduled the much anticipated PFAS webinar – presented by Ginny Yingling of the Minnesota Dept. of Health – to October 21, 2020 from noon to 1:00 p.m.

Consequently, the vapor intrusion topic originally scheduled for October – Screening and Mitigation Decisions, Scope and Timing – has been moved to December 16, 2020 from noon to 1:00 p.m.

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Register Today for the 2020 EPA Region 5 Brownfields Grant-writing Virtual Workshop

Please join the Wisconsin DNR, U.S. EPA Region 5 state partners and representatives from the Technical Assistance for Brownfields (TAB) program at Kansas State University for a no-cost brownfields grant-writing webinar on August 25, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. (CST).

This reuse and redevelopment of abandoned, idled, or underutilized real property (a.k.a. brownfields) are both a challenge and an opportunity. Putting these sites back into productive use can serve as a catalyst for local economic revitalization.

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Issues & Trends – August PFAS Webinar Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the August 18, 2020 Issues & Trends webinar, PFAS: Fate and Transport, Site Characterization and Remediation with Ginny Yingling from the Minnesota Department of Health has been postponed.

The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program will share information regarding a reschedule date as soon as it has been determined.

Please visit the RR Program conference and training web page for the latest information and to register for any Issues & Trends webinars.

 

Consultants’ Day 2020 Now Online Webinars Series; Issues & Trends Returns

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program to postpone in-person Consultants’ Day 2020 events in Stevens Point and Pewaukee. However, those same topics (and more) will be presented in a monthly webinar series, the first of which will be held on July 15th.

The new series is modeled after the RR Program’s Issues & Trends monthly conference calls and is now simply referred to as the new Issues & Trends.

The upcoming Issues & Trends presentations will be held using Zoom web conferencing. There is no cost to participate, but Zoom will request that you register for each event by supplying your name and email address.

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Consultants’ Day 2020 Events Postponed

Due to Gov. Evers’s COVID-19 Safer at Home order, the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program’s Consultants’ Day 2020 conferences in Stevens Point and Pewaukee are postponed indefinitely. The health and safety of our customers, colleagues and staff is our top concern.

If you have already registered for either event – April 29 in Stevens Point or May 13 in Pewaukee – you will soon receive a full refund from our registration partners at UW-Stevens Point.

The RR Program is considering future dates or alternative delivery methods for these events. Information will be shared via the RR Report as soon as it becomes available.