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Submitted by Jim Van der Kloot (Vanderkloot.James@epamail.epa.gov)


Course Announcement: The Nuts and Bolts of Brownfield Redevelopment for Local Governments

The USEPA, The Northeast-Midwest Institute, and the University of Illinois at Chicago Great Lakes Center for Environmental Training (in cooperation with HUD) will be presenting a training course which covers the broad range of activities that local governments need to know in order to successfully identify, clean up, and redevelop Brownfields. The course will be offered in Chicago during the week of June 20, 2005, and in Kansas City during the week of August 1, 2005, and is open to all who may be interested. The course includes presentations by local governments and others who are experienced in Brownfield redevelopment, and hands-on case studies including site visits. This intensive course has received very strong reviews from past participants.

A full agenda for the Chicago session is listed below.

Brownfields Redevelopment: Nuts and Bolts for Local Governments
a workshop presented by:
Northeast-Midwest Institute
UIC School of Public Health--Great Lakes Center
Northeast-Midwest Institute
U.S. EPA, Region 5
U.S. EPA Region 7
U.S. EPA Brownfields Office
in cooperation with HUD
seventh edition of a favorite*

Chicago, Illinois
Mon-Fri, June 20-24, 2005
Sessions to be held at:
77 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, room 2205
Accommodations available next door!

Kansas City, Missouri
Mon-Fri, August 1-5, 2005
Sessions to be held at:
The Discovery Center
Lewis and Clark Rooms
4750 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri

Presentations by people with practical experience!
Lessons learned under the new Brownfields law
Field trips to active redevelopment sites - with directed site exercises

Register through UIC School of Public Health--Great Lakes Center. To register and for lodging information, call: Marilyn or Tesa at 312-996-6904---or visit: (for Chicago), or (for Kansas City)

Tuition: $350. 3 UIC C.E.U.'s available Class size limited

Please feel free to share this announcement widely.

If you have any questions about the course, please call Eugene Goldfarb of the Northeast-Midwest Institute at 847-831-9142

* some comments from previous sessions: --- "a first-rate crash course in BF's"---- "knowledgeable speakers"----"resources to take home"---- "HUD-EPA joint effort is an excellent approach." ---- " an excellent training tool that should be suggested and utilized by all brownfield stakeholders."

Jim Van der Kloot Land Revitalization Coordinator U.S. EPA Region V 77 W. Jackson Blvd. SE-4J Chicago, IL 60604 ph - 312-353-3161 fax - 312-886-6741

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