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Presenters:

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


Bill Denman, EPA Region 4 Redevelopment and Chemicals (denman.bill@epa.gov)


Phil Page, EPA Office of Site Remediation & Enforcement (Page.phillip@Epa.gov or 202-564-4211)

Phil Page is a senior attorney with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and has been with the Agency for almost thirty years. He is currently one of the Headquarters contacts for Prospective Purchaser Agreements as well as Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Removal Work Agreements. In this capacity, he has worked on several nationally significant cases and has been recognized with several different Agency awards for that work. He also works on model settlement agreements and in the area of promoting sustainability and sustainable development at contaminated sites. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri - Columbia.


Janet Kozan, Paradise Properties of Florida (steeplec@hotmail.com)


Kat West, Skeo Solutions (kwest@skeo.com)


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 remediation and reuse of contaminated site within EPA's Superfund program. In order to support practitioners, she researches and reports on knowledge related to treatment technologies for mining sites, use of soil amendments for remediation and redevelopment/reuse, ecological revitalization, ecosystem services, phytotechnologies, and urban gardening. Michele develops and delivers training for the world-renown EPA Clean-Up Information Network (www.cluin.org), particularly a Mining Webinar Series, and topics related to Superfund Redevelopment, Ecological Revitalization, Ecosystem Services, and Phytotechnologies. She also creates and manages content development for the EcoTools and Mining pages on CLU-IN.org.

Michele has worked with EPA for 18 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.

Michele earned a M.S. in Soil Science from the Washington State University, and a B.S. in Agronomy & Environmental Science from Delaware Valley University.


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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 September 27, 2019: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Successful Superfund Redevelopment & the Prospective Purchaser Inquiry Tool: Solitron Microwave Site Case Study

 August 2, 2018: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Superfund and Cultural Competence - Building a Foundation for Effective Community Engagement

 February 27, 2018: Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Series: Bringing Industrial Reuse to Superfund Sites

Older Webinars

 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

 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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