Join DVRPC on Friday, September 20 and increase your understanding of brownfield redevelopment in the Greater Philadelphia region. This workshop is geared towards municipalities and non-profit groups who are interested in learning about federal Brownfields funding programs to support their individual community revitalization efforts.

This workshop is a partnership between U.S EPA, Region 3, the New Jersey Institute of of Technology (NJIT) Technical Assistance, and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC).

Register at Brownfield Basics

Agenda (subject to change)

Friday, September 20, 2019

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Networking (Light Breakfast to be Served)
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome Remarks
9:00 – 10:00 am Overview of Brownfields and EPA Programs
10:05 – 10:35 am Pennsylvania Land Recycling Programs
10:35 am Break
10:45 – 11:30 am Pennsylvania Community & Economic Development (PADCED) Programs
11:30 – 11:40 am DVRPC Programs
11:40 – 12:00 pm Local Partner Success Stories
12:00 pm – 12:20 pm Discussion  (Share your Community’s Brownfield Challenges) 
12:30 pm Adjourn
Speakers:

Ms. Karen Cilurso, AICP/PP, Manager, Office of Community & Economic Development, DVRPC

Ms. Elizabeth Limbrick, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) TAB

Ms. Stephanie Branch, U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 3

Mr. Ragesh Patel, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)

Mr. Brian Eckert, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (PADCED)

Mr. Greg Firely, AMO Environmental Decisions

Additional Speakers TBD