Tag: Brownfield

Enhancing Community Environmental Resilience Through Brownfield Revitalization and Process-based Stream Restoration

By Christina Hiegel, PE, and Colin Barry, PG, CFM Environmental challenges are among the concerns many communities grapple with as they strategically plan to become more resilient and ensure a strong, vibrant future. Two frequently occurring environmental challenges are the revitalization of brownfield sites in protection of human and environmental health and the restoration of… Read More »

What Do Environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists Do?

A five-year redevelopment effort turned the City of Glendale, Wisconsin’s former Bender Road Landfill site into a vibrant community park and collegiate-level baseball facility. By Scott Wilson, PSS On the highest level, environmental engineering has two goals. The first is to help correct the mistakes of the past that have led to the environmental issues… Read More »

Demystifying Brownfields for Communities

By Matt Ashby, AICP CUD Brownfield redevelopment is something many communities encounter, but few are ever prepared for. Working with the alphabet soup of acronyms from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be challenging at best, yet with a little patience, this program can help advance downtown redevelopment. In short, communities may be able to… Read More »