The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program will host two Consultants’ Day events in the spring of 2020.
The first of two conferences is scheduled for Wednesday, April 29 in Stevens Point at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The second conference will take place on Wednesday, May 13 in Pewaukee at The Ingleside.
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Wisconsin DNR staff will play a role in a multi-state remediation and redevelopment conference planned for later this fall in Michigan.
The Great Lakes Environmental Remediation and Redevelopment Conference will be held October 16-18 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan.
Continue reading “DNR Staff to Present Topics during Great Lakes Environmental Cleanup Conference; Registration Coming Soon”
Mark your calendars and make plans to join the US EPA’s RE-Development Academy for Communities, a free three-part webinar series where you will learn the process for redeveloping a contaminated site through the eyes of a property developer.
These events are sponsored by the EPA’s Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization. For details and to register, click the separate links below:
September 13: Redevelopment Process: The Intersection of Real Estate and Brownfields
October 18: Peering into the Crystal Ball: How the Market Decides Future Use!
November 8: Pulling Back the Curtain: How Developers Make Money!
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The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program has created a new web page for contaminated soil and sediment, and recently completed additional webpage updates.
The new contaminated soil and sediment web page contains guidance and instructions on the soil RCL calculator and information about alternative soil assessments, soil and materials management under Wis. Admin. Code ch. NR 718, historic fill exemptions, contaminated sediments, PCBs in soil, smear zone contamination, and biodegradation as a remedial action.
If you already have Resources for Environmental Professionals bookmarked, a link to the new webpage can be found in the “Related Links” section, as well as at the top of that page for a limited time.
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Register today for a free webinar about the environmental assessment and investigation of real property and how the results of these processes impact redevelopment options.
The webinar is May 2, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. (CST), and is sponsored by the National Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program, which is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). You can register here: https://www.ksutab.org/education/webinars/details?id=352.
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The Wisconsin DNR’s Hazardous Waste Program will host a series of webinars aimed at providing information on regulations and best management practices for managing hazardous waste.
The first webinar of the 2019 series is scheduled for March 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Continue reading “Hazardous Waste Program Kicks Off Webinar Series”
The Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) program’s popular Consultants’ Day conferences, scheduled for April 30 and May 9, are postponed until next year.
The events were to have taken place in Stevens Point and Pewaukee. The RR Program anticipates that the same locations will be used for the later dates.
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Plans are underway for the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) Program to host two Consultants’ Day events in the spring of 2019.
The first day-long conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30 in Stevens Point at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The second conference will take place on Thursday, May 9 in Pewaukee at the former Country Springs Conference Center (now called The Ingleside).
The two conference may vary slightly, with possible changes to geographical references or examples to make the conference more relevant to the location, but will essentially be the same.
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If you’re responsible for managing renovation or construction projects that include asbestos removal and related cleanup, the 2018 Wisconsin Asbestos Conference might be for you. The conference is taking place at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, December 6-7, 2018. Registration is now open.
The Wisconsin Asbestos Conference Committee is a joint venture between private and government entities in Wisconsin, supported by the Department of Natural Resources (Bureau of Air Management), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (Asbestos and Lead Sections), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Madison), and the Environmental Information Association.
Learn more about the conference and register at https://wisconsinasbestosconference.org.
Join the Wisconsin DNR and Minnesota Brownfields in La Crosse, on Aug. 1, 2018, for a free, full-day workshop on writing successful EPA grant applications. Get the information you need to compete effectively for these property investigation and cleanup funds — and get a head-start on your proposal for the upcoming fall grant opportunity.
Who should attend? Local and regional government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations, tribes, and any other entity interested in applying for federal grants to assist with the assessment, cleanup, and redevelopment of under-performing commercial and industrial properties in their community.
More information about the workshop is available HERE, and a link to the registration form is available HERE. Lunch is provided too!