Southeast Brownfields Workshop


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EPA Region 4 and the Georgia Brownfield Association hosted the 2017 Southeast Brownfields Workshop on November 7-9, 2017 at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center in Atlanta, Ga. This timely event educated attendees about revitalization in their communities.

Thank you to the more than 200 attendees, including grantees, state environmental agencies, tribes, urban and rural local governments, non-profits, environmental professionals, and community members for their participation. Click below to download the event presentations.


Advice and Feedback on your EPA Brownfields Grant Application
Elizabeth Limbrick, New Jersey Institute of Technology

State Brownfield Association Rountable
Jason Lichtstein, Ackerman LLC

Developing a Successful Cleanup Grant Proposal – Lifecycle Building Center
Shannon Goodman, LBC
Darlene Hawksley, Hawksley Consulting
Keith Ziobron, Cardno

Urban Case Studies
Lee Harrop, Atlanta BeltLine
Dustin Heizer, Wood PLC
Shannon Ridley, GA EPD
Evan Spann, TDEC
Anne Wallace, City of Knoxville, TN

Conducting All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI)
Elizabeth Limbrick, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Belinda Richard, Terracon

Smaller Town Case Studies
John Hargraves, PM Environmental, Inc
Becky Horace, City of Pickens, SC
Gia Matheny, City of Hernando, MS
Tice Welborn, Terracon

GIS Inventory as a Brownfields Redevelopment Tool
Stephanie Heidt, Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
Nadia Locke, E Sciences

GIS and GPS to Facilitate Property Transfer
Jeffery Bauman, Delmonico
Kate Ross, Wenck Associates

Financial Incentives
Brooke Dickerson, Arnall Golden Gregory
Kent Spencer, Invest Atlanta

Solar Projects on Brownfields
Tully Blaylock, SolAmerica LLC
Wyatt Kendall, Morris, Manning & Martin LLP
Donna K. Seader, U.S. EPA Region 4

Technical Assistance from NJIT
Colette Santasieri, NJIT

Healthy Brownfields: Emory University, Brownfields 2 Healthfields & Duluth, MN
Miles Ballogg, Cardno
Natalie Brown, Minnesota Brownfields
Melanie Pearson, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health

Property Valuation
Clifford Lipscomb, Greenfield Advisors
Holly Selby, Green Field Advisors

Insurance Recovery
David Biss, Eisenstein Malanchuk LLP

Getting Ready for Redevelopment
Jere Hess, P.E., PPM Consultants
Michael Goldstein, Goldstein Environmental Law Firm

Vapor Intrusion
Jim Fineis, Atlas Geo
Jordan Kleine, Land Science Techmonogies

Community Engagement
MaKara Rumley, The Hummingbird Firm