DEP Experts to Participate in Annual Southeast Brownfield Conference

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Oct. 24, 2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Waste is participating in the first Southeast Brownfields Conference, sponsored by the Florida Brownfields Association, in Orlando next week to share best practices and staff expertise on brownfields redevelopment in Florida.

Some of the panel discussions DEP will be providing information for are listed below.

  • What is a “Brownfield” Anyway?
  • State Brownfields Programs
  • Implementing Cooperative Regulatory Change through Private/Public Dialogue

The Florida Brownfield Redevelopment Program facilitates redevelopment and job creation by empowering communities, local governments and other stakeholders to work together to assess, clean up and reuse sites that have been previously impacted by pollutants. This program utilizes economic and regulatory incentives to encourage the use of private revenue to restore and redevelop sites, create new jobs and boost the local economy.

WHAT:    Southeast Brownfields Conference

WHEN:    Oct 28 – 31

WHERE:  Rosen Plaza Hotel


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