Federal News$5 Million Accelerates Cleanup The Department of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and state of Texas officials, signed a letter of intent to accelerate cleanup at the Cold War-era Pantex plant in Amarillo, Texas. Under the plan, cleanup is scheduled to be done by 2008. The agreement was reached under the department’s Environmental Management Accelerated Cleanup Program, which works to streamline operations by working with states and regulators to target and reduce health and environmental cleanup risks at the country’s Cold War nuclear weapons production facilities. The departments also signed a similar agreement for cleanup at Oak Ridge, Tenn. and Savannah River, S.C. Rising to Award The national Phoenix Awards for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment have been announced and the winners are: Region 1: PGRD Headquarters Project, New London, Conn. Region 2: Lafayette Yard Hotel, Trenton, N.J. Region 3: South Side Works, Pittsburgh, Pa. Region 4: A Riverfront…Log In to Read Full Article
RACER Trust’s Proving Ground Stimulates Efficiency
Judge Robert Gerber, sitting in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, signed an order in effect creating RACER Trust in March 2011. RACER — for Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response — was handed a portfolio of more than 300 properties scattered over 89 locations in… Read more
Water, Water Everywhere?
While in the following pages I will recount a number of serious localized water shortages, I can tell you at the outset, this will not be another gloom-and-doom scenario to which you are treated daily in your local and national news sources. Now, in my 54th year of professional effort… Read more