Brownfields & Economic Renewal Brownfields & Economic Renewal

Property Transactions & Brownfields Redevelopment Seminar

University of Maine at Machias - Clipper Lounge Wedneday June 25th, 2014 8AM (Registration) to noon

Program starts at 8:30AM

The Washington County Council of Governments, in partnership with our environmental consultant GEI Consultants, the USEPA and the Maine DEP Brownfields Program, is hosting a seminar for Planners and Real Estate Professionals on Brownfields Property Transactions and Redevelopment with a focus on Downeast Maine.


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Speaker Bios

The seminar is approved for 3.0 Continuing Education Units for Real Estate Professionals.

Three Certification Maintenance credits from the American Institute of Certified Planners are pending.

Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or under used industrial and commercial facilities/sites where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination.

June 2014 Seminar Announcement

Powerpoint presentations provided at the seminar are posted here:

Brownfields Downeast: A Glass Half Empty or Half Full? - (NOTE large file 15.5 MB) Todd Coffin, GEI Consultants

Legal Perspectives on Environmental Due Diligence & Liability Protection: An Overview - Jonathon A. Pottle, Esq., Eaton Peabody

Brownfields Funding Sources - Ben Guidi, Maine DEP

Brownfields Redevelopment Funds to Leverage By... - Judy East, WCCOG

Voluntary Response Action Program - Nick Hodgkins, Maine DEP