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Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series

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Presenters:

Melissa FriedlandMelissa Friedland, EPA Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (friedland.melissa@epa.gov or 703-603-8864)

Melissa Friedland is the Superfund Program Manager for Redevelopment and supports the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative, EPA's effort to return contaminated Superfund sites to productive use. Ms. Friedland has been involved with the Initiative since its inception in 1999. She is also the National Program Manager for the Superfund Job Training Initiative in Regions 1 - 5. She has worked at EPA since 1980, beginning in the RCRA program, followed by enforcement, and moving to the Superfund program in 1985. Ms. Friedland has managed the Superfund community involvement program and has served on detail to EPA's New England regional office, the Department of the Navy and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has also worked as a volunteer mediator with the District of Columbia government.


Frank AvvisatoFrank Avvisato, EPA Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (avvisato.frank@epa.gov or 703-603-8949)


Scott Martin, EPA Region 4 (Martin.scott@Epa.gov or 404-562-8916)


Casey Luckett Snyder, EPA Region 6 (Luckett.casey@Epa.gov or 214-665-7393)

Casey Luckett Snyder is a graduate of Texas A&M University. She received dual degrees from Texas A&M, a B.S. in Engineering and a B.S. in Geography. In 2000, she started her federal career with the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 in Dallas, Texas. She spent four and a half years with the Region 6 Water Enforcement Branch, where she coordinated the Region's Onshore Oil and Gas Brine and Construction Stormwater enforcement programs. In 2005, Casey joined the Region 6 Brownfields Program where she served as Brownfields Project Office until 2011. In 2011, Casey became a Superfund Remedial Project Manager, where her current responsibilities include overseeing the cleanup of Superfund sites in Region 6. She also serves as the Regional Superfund Redevelopment Coordinator to assist Superfund Project Managers with tools and resources to facilitate and support reuse and redevelopment activities at Superfund sites.


Nabil FayoumiNabil Fayoumi, EPA Region 5 (Fayoumi.nabil@Epa.gov or 312-886-6840)

Nabil Fayoumi is an EPA's Remedial Project Manager in Region 5 and supports the Superfund Program's effort to clean up contaminated Superfund sites and return them to productive use. Mr. Fayoumi worked in the EPA's RCRA Program, Waste, Pesticides, and toxics Division, from 1999 to 2003. He was a TAT/START (Technical Assistance/Superfund Technical Assistance and Response) team member from 1993 to 1999 and provided EPA's removal program with technical assistance for both critical and non-time critical removal actions.


Moderators:

Michele MahoneyMichele Mahoney, U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division (mahoney.michele@epa.gov or 703-603-9057)

Michele Mahoney is a Soil Scientist working on issues related to contaminated site remediation and reuse within EPA's Superfund program. She provides support to practitioners on the use of soil amendments for remediation and redevelopment/reuse, ecological revitalization, ecosystem services, and urban gardening. She also researches and compiles information on mining site remediation treatment technologies and land reuse, and manages content development for the EcoTools and Mining pages on CLU-IN.org.

Michele has worked with EPA for 17 years. Prior to her current responsibilities, Michele served the Agency as the lead for food waste composting issues and as an environmental fate and ecological risk assessor for pesticide registration. Michele also has experience as a Contractor for EPA and a Laboratory and Field Researcher.


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.


Webinar Slides and References:

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 June 14, 2017: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Opportunities for Reuse at Capped Sites

 May 15, 2017: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Restoring Superfund Sites to Public Good

 March 20, 2017: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Supporting Healthy Communities: A Superfund Opportunity

Older Webinars

 December 7, 2016: Re-imagining the Future of Mining Sites

 September 8, 2016: Protecting Pollinators through Sustainable Superfund Reuse

 June 15, 2016: Waterfront Reuse in EPA Region 2: Providing Riverfront Access

 March 17, 2016: Ecological Revitalization and Contaminated Sites

 August 13, 2015: SRI Webinar Series: Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Perspectives on Superfund Site Reuse

 July 28, 2015: SRI Webinar Series: Green Infrastructure: Reusing Superfund Sites and Promoting Sustainable Communities

 June 25, 2015: SRI Webinar Series: Bringing Alternative Energy Projects to Superfund Sites

 April 21, 2015: SRI Webinar Series: How to Bring about Ecological Revitalization on Contaminated Lands

 March 25, 2015: SRI Webinar Series: Risk Management and Assessing Liability: Helping Communities Pursue Reuse Opportunities at Contaminated Properties

 September 10, 2014: Capped Superfund Site Reuse: In-Depth Case Studies

 July 16, 2014: Reuse Opportunities at Capped Superfund Sites

 April 29, 2014: Superfund and Renewable Energy: Promising Futures for Sites with a Contaminated Past

 February 20, 2014: Area-Wide Planning, Superfund Sites, Environmental Justice and Green Infrastructure: Tying it All Together in the Freeport Community Planning Project

 September 16, 2013: Reuse Planning at Superfund Sites: A Little Planning Can Go a Long Way

 June 27, 2013: How Enforcement Actions can Support Reuse at Superfund Sites

 March 19, 2013: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative: Ecological Revitalization of Contaminated Properties

 January 29, 2013: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Webinar: Making Superfund Site Reuse A Priority: Why Reuse is Part of Your Job

 August 22, 2012: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Webinar Series: Recognizing the Positive Economic Impacts of Superfund Reuse

 May 23, 2012: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Webinar: Food for Thought: Gardening on Superfund Sites

 March 21, 2012: Supporting the Reuse of Superfund Sites: Mayor Perspectives on Exploring the Reuse of Hazardous Waste Sites in Your Community

 January 25, 2012: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Webinar Series: Aligning Remedies with Reuse: From Superfund Sites to Soccer Fields

 November 10, 2011: SRI: Reusing Superfund Sites for Recreational Purposes

 September 30, 2010: Superfund Redevelopment Seminar Series

 May 6, 2010: Energy for the Future: Exploring Methane Gas-to-Energy Projects at Superfund Sites

 January 21, 2010: Taking to the Superfund Skies: A Look at the Academy of Model Aeronautics and Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Partnership

 October 22, 2009: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) 10th Anniversary: Celebrating Success

 September 17, 2009: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) 10th Anniversary: Celebrating Success

 July 16, 2009: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) 10th Anniversary: Celebrating Success

 June 18, 2009: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) 10th Anniversary: Celebrating Success

 May 21, 2009: Working Redevelopment into the Superfund Cleanup Pipeline: Get the Dirt on How Reuse Happens

 April 29, 2009: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI) 10th Anniversary: Celebrating Success

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