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Nashville International Airport/Davidson County: Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation Enters into Brownfield Consent...

The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (“TDEC”) entered into a Brownfield Consent Order (“BCO”) with the following parties: Colonial Pipeline Company - Tennessee Department of Transportation -...more

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Ohio Brownfield Remediation Program: Increasing Economic Potential Through Incentivized Community Investments

Ohio recently announced the first round of grant awards for the state’s Brownfield Remediation Program. Ohio dedicated nearly $350 million for the program administered by the Ohio Department of Development through the 2021...more

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Amendments to the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program

The New York State Legislature has passed legislation that amends the NYS Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) and associated tax credit program and extends the program for another 10 years. The amendments extend the BCP, which...more

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10 Year Extension of the NYS Brownfield Cleanup Program!

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The New York State Legislature passed budget legislation that includes an extension and various other changes to NY’s Brownfield Cleanup Program (“BCP”), one of the state’s largest and most generous tax credit incentive...more

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New Oregon Brownfield Loan Program to Watch - Update

Revitalizing Brownfields has long been considered a centerpiece for community efforts to encourage growth and development of properties impacted by contamination. In 2021, Oregon’s Legislature passed HB 2518, which seeks to...more

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Renewable Energy Incentives in Governor’s Brownfield Cleanup Program Proposal

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In her Fiscal Year 2023 Executive Budget, Governor Kathy Hochul is proposing extending and enhancing the highly successful Brownfield Cleanup Program (“BCP”). In addition to extending the BCP an additional ten years, through...more

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The New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program and Brownfield Opportunity Area Program: Budget Update and Proposed Amendments

Gov. Kathy Hochul released proposed amendments to both the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) and the Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Program this week, in connection with her FY 2023 Executive Budget proposal. The proposal...more

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Proposed Changes to NYS’s Brownfield Cleanup Program Contained in the Governor’s Executive Budget

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New York State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program (“BCP”) has proven to be one of the state’s most successful programs for spurring private-sector remediation and development of contaminated properties. As a quick overview, the...more

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Emerging details of the new Biodiversity Net Gain regime

The DEFRA consultation published this month on the scope of the biodiversity net gain regulations to be introduced under powers in the Environment Act 2021, provides developers and landowners with a much clearer indication of...more

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Virginia DEQ Suspends Issuance of Landowner Liability “Comfort Letters”

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On December 1, 2021, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (“VDEQ”)  announced via a notice on its Brownfields website that it stopped accepting applications for Bona Fide Prospective Purchase (“BFPP”) and other...more

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ODOD releases rules and program guidelines for Brownfield Remediation Program and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization...

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The Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) released rules and associated program guideline documents (Brownfield Remediation and Building Demolition and Site Revitalization) to govern the disbursement of $500 million in total...more

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Virginia DEQ Suspends Issuance of Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser, Lender Liability and other Brownfield Program Comfort Letters

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The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) has just given notice on its website that, effective immediately, it has stopped issuing so-called “comfort letters” as part of its brownfield program. Such comfort...more

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City of Miami Real Estate Development Bonus and Incentive Programs

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Under Miami 21, the City’s zoning code, analysis of a property is more involved than just maximum density and square footage. It is important to know the fine points of potential incentives and benefits available to maximize...more

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Major Boost Coming in Federal Brownfield and Superfund Spending and Focus

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Following the enactment of the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) and its signing into law by President Joseph R. Biden this month, significantly expanded federal funding and emphasis is expected in...more

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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law

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The single largest hard infrastructure investment in American history has become law. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s (IIJA) roughly $1.2 trillion, $550 billion of which is new money, will direct most of its...more

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Looking ahead: The future for US infrastructure

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It is an exciting time for US infrastructure. Alongside the potential passage of President Biden's historic bill, our research indicates that investors, financiers and developers expect to step up their activity over the year...more

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New Oregon Brownfield Loan Program to Watch

Revitalizing Brownfields has long been considered a centerpiece for community efforts to encourage growth and development of properties impacted by contamination.  In 2021, Oregon’s Legislature passed HB 2518, which seeks to...more

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Progressive New Jersey: The Garden State continues its environmental leadership by enacting forward-looking programs

New Jersey has been a leader in addressing the most significant environmental problems of the day. Decades ago, for example, four years before the enactment of CERCLA, the state’s Spill Compensation and Control Act prohibited...more

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Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credit

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In a bid to rehabilitate the Brownfields Tax Credit ("BTC") application and approval process, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue ("DOR") has issued final regulations (830 CMR 63.38Q.1) and new administrative procedures...more

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New Ohio budget invests $500M in brownfield revitalization, demolition of vacant commercial and residential property

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July 1, 2021, marked the beginning of the State of Ohio's new fiscal year, bringing with it the new biennial budget. This most recent budget, passed by the Ohio General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine,...more

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Podcast: CERCLA at 40: The Monster That Often Eats the Village

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Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known also as Superfund, in 1980 to address the horror of sites like Love Canal where discarded toxic chemicals began...more

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New Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credits Regulations Just Released

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The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) issued final regulations effective July 9, 2021 (the Regulations) that are intended to aid in the implementation of the Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credits program, which was...more

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Environmental Justice Coming into Focus Under Biden’s USEPA

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In its June 25, 2021 Press Release, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) presented its plan for utilizing $50 million dollars, allocated to the agency under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021/Covid-19 stimulus...more

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UConn’s Connecticut Brownfields Initiative to Provide Support to Municipal Entities and Others Who Are Seeking EPA Brownfield...

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The Connecticut Brownfields Initiative of the University of Connecticut recently announced the release of a Request for Proposals for its Municipal Assistance Program starting in the fall of 2021.  The Municipal Assistance...more

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Brownfields/Arkansas: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Chicot County and Western Arkansas Planning & Development...

The Region 6 Office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced two Brownfield grants related to Arkansas. EPA is providing $300,000 to each of the following public entities: Chicot...more

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