Tag: Brownfields

Have Questions About IIJA Funding? We’ve Got Answers.

By Scott Wilson, PSS Vice President of Development Services, Ayres The recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a hot topic in the A/E industry and for many communities looking to have projects funded in this once-in-a-lifetime funding opportunity. With funding flowing for roads, bridges, brownfields, water, and other municipal needs, there are… Read More »

EPA Funding Transforms, Renews Brownfield Sites

Partially through EPA funding, Ayres helped the Village of Waunakee, Wisconsin, turn a contaminated Alloy Casting site into its new library campus. By Scott Wilson, PSS It’s understandable when community leaders look a little uneasy when the words “environmental cleanup site” are mentioned when discussing a piece of developable property that could be eligible for… Read More »

Brownfields Aren’t Just a ‘Big City’ Problem

By Scott Wilson What is a Brownfield? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a brownfield as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” In simpler terms, it’s a vacant or underused site, seen as a community eyesore,… Read More »