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Apr 26, 2023

Legislation Seeks to Expand Alabama Brownfields Program

This week a bill was introduced in the Alabama Legislature which would expand the state’s Brownfield Redevelopment and Voluntary Cleanup Program through the implementation of new features aimed to increase participation in the Program, thereby returning more brownfields to productive use and...


Mar 02, 2023

ESG Goals Increasingly Drive Brownfield Redevelopment

“Brownfield” is the technical name for an underused or abandoned industrial or commercial property. Brownfields can range from old factories to vacant warehouses; from defunct gas stations to former dry cleaning establishments.


Jan 04, 2022

Brownfield Inventory for New Jersey Overview Data

The Brownfield Inventory GIS layer is a GIS representation of brownfield sites in Community Collaborative Initiative municipalities which will continue to be expanded on over time until the layer includes a statewide representation of brownfield sites.


Dec 06, 2021

NJEDA to launch Brownfields Impact Fund early next year

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s new Brownfields Impact Fund will launch later this winter to provide grant funding and low-interest loans to public sector and nonprofit organizations, as well as low-interest loans to for-profit organizations, to do cleanup activities at brownfields...


Sep 28, 2021

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is ready for its closeup

Artifacts from icons like Spike Lee and Pedro Almodóvar, the iconic Dorothy ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz," Okoye's costume from "Black Panther, you'll find them within the seven story, 300,000 square-foot Academy Museum of Motion Pictures which is finally ready for its closeup.


Jul 16, 2021

Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credit

In a bid to rehabilitate the Brownfields Tax Credit application and approval process, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue has issued final regulations (830 CMR 63.38Q.1) and new administrative procedures (AP 636) governing credit applications received on or after July 9, 2021.


Jun 15, 2021

A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories

Less than a decade ago, the economic malaise in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, was tangible. Rocky Mount Mills, a big cotton mill that had given the town its identity, had shut down in 1996, costing the area hundreds of jobs. Downtown was deserted. Nobody was hiring.