Revitalization Resources: Brownfields Overview and Showcase “Building Block” Tools Workshop & Listening Session

June 4, 2013
Nebraska City, NE

This workshop was organized by EPA Region 7.


12:45 pm

Arrive; Meet, Greet & Seat; Name Tents


1:00 pm

Welcome, Review 2-Phase Agenda and Dual Purpose (roundtable intros included in building blocks exercise) - Jennifer Morris, EPA R7


1:05 pm

Brownfields and Revitalization Resource Basics


State of Nebraska – Charlene Sundermann
State of Iowa -  Mel Pins
EPA – Jennifer Morris
K-State TAB – Blase Leven

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1:30 pm

Land Revitalization Support direct to Communities

Building-block tools – Utilizing Community Planning for Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment: Charlie Foley

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-Overview of LR team role, Program development: Whitney Rawls

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2:00 pm

Roundtable Intros and Brainstorm List of Challenges


2:30 pm

Using one or two of the listed challenges, Whitney and Charlie will lead the group in a dynamic discussion to build an example project plan using one of the tools.


3:00 pm

Success Story, example products as stepping stones


Questions and Answers


3:10 pm

General Invitation to Attend future Day-Long Workshops - TAB/States


3:15 pm

Review Purpose for Session #2; Adjourn for Break


3:45 pm

Welcome Brownfields Communities and Stakeholders - Karl Brooks


(Intro Topic and Mathy, Invite Roundtable Intros) - EPA R7 RA


3:50 pm

Roundtable Introductions (Population, Success Story, Challenge)


4:30 pm

Mathy Stanislaus Remarks


4:40 pm

Open Listening, Question and Answer Session


5:15 pm

Summarize any Action Items/Takeaways


5:30 pm



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