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2018 BUILD Act & the EPA Brownfields Program

Sponsored by: EPA Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization

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The Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act (BUILD Act) was enacted as part of the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The BUILD Act amends the 2002 Brownfields Amendments to CERCLA and authorizes changes to EPA's Brownfields program.

Members from EPA's Brownfields and Land Revitalization Program will provide an overview of how the BUILD Act changes some aspects of EPA’s brownfields grants, ownership and liability requirements, and State & Tribal Response Programs.

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Presenters:

Patricia Overmeyer, Acting Deputy Director, U.S. EPA, Office of Brownfield and Land Revitalization (overmeyer.patricia@epa.gov or 202-566-2774)


Rachel Lentz, Acting Grants Team Lead, U.S. EPA, Office of Brownfield and Land Revitalization (lentz.rachel@epa.gov or 202-566-2745)


Megan Quinn, Budget Team Lead, U.S. EPA, Office of Brownfield and Land Revitalization (quinn.megan@epa.gov or 202-566-2773)


Aimee Storm, Land Revitalization Coordinator, U.S. EPA, Office of Brownfield and Land Revitalization (storm.aimee@epa.gov or 202-566-0633)


Moderator:

Jean BalentJean Balent, U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division (balent.jean@epa.gov or 703-603-9924)
Ms Balent is on the staff of the EPA's Technology Innovation and Field Services Division where she has worked to collect and disseminate hazardous waste remediation and characterization information since 2003. Ms Balent manages the Clean Up Information Network website and actively supports online communication and collaboration resources available to EPA. She formerly worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Engineering Division in the Buffalo District. Ms Balent was also a member of the SUNY-Buffalo Groundwater Research Group where she constructed and tested large scale models of groundwater flow. Ms Balent has also conducted research relating to the Great Lakes, environmental remediation, and brownfields re-development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from SUNY-Buffalo and a Master's degree in Information Technology from AIU.


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