On September 10th CCLR held an introductory course on brownfield redevelopment in Memphis, Tennessee. Over 50 attendees representing Memphis government agencies, developers, non-profits, and greater community gained valuable insight into brownfield redevelopment issues. The panel of speakers included government officials, scientists, lawyers and city planning professionals. Speakers addressed the legal, scientific and financial aspects of brownfield redevelopment, and shared some incredible case studies of redevelopment projects in the State of Tennessee.
Are municipal landfills eligible for State or Federal Brownfields funding?– Mike S., Director of Parks & Recreation
As a city, how do I engage private developers in brownfields redevelopment in this economy?– Monica P., city redevelopment planner
The city of Redwood City, California is considering a large development project on a portion of the former Cargill Salt Ponds. Would this location be considered an infill site?– Yvette B, Community Member