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Brownfields Tools for Economic Growth Workshop

August 7, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

TCEQ Campus, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Room 131E, Bldg C
Austin, Texas 78711

The Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program (TAB) at Kansas State University, the Austin Resource Recovery, the City of Austin, and the Texas Brownfields Program present this free workshop to help communities learn about Brownfields properties and how to fund successful redevelopments through different available resources.

Who Should Attend? Local and regional government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations and anyone interested in learning about brownfields or about financial resources for local redevelopment.

Cost: Free - Registration Required. (lunch provided)


Next workshop will be in San Antonio on Thursday, August 8.

For a list of all workshops, please go to

Location Map, Parking and Security:http://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/directory/austin_offices_map.html

NOTE: Visitors to the TCEQ campus must sign in at the security desk of the building they are visiting. After signing in, visitors will receive a visitor's badge, which must be worn while on campus and returned to the security desk when leaving campus. Each building on the TCEQ campus will have one primary entrance for visitors during business hours. The visitor's entrance to building C is on the northern side of the building.

For more information, please contact:
Christine Whitney christine.whitney@tceq.texas.gov, 512-239-0843 or
Blase Leven, baleven@ksu.edu, 785-532-0780


9:30 – 9:45



9:45 – 10:00

Welcome & Introduction

10:00 – 10:30

Brownfields Revitalization, Resources, & TAB
– Blase Leven, Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Program

PDF 2.8 MB

10:30 – 10:50

Federal EPA Brownfields Opportunities
– Karen Peycke, US EPA Region 6 Brownfields Coordinator


10:50 – 11:10



11:10 – 11:40+

State EPA Brownfields Resources
– Christine Whitney, TCEQ and
– Aimee Beveridge, Texas RRC

PDF 2.1 MB

11:40 – 12:30

Luncheon (provided by Weston Solutions)

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12:30 – 1:30

Roundtables of Resources
– Blase Leven, Kansas State Univ. TAB Program
– Texas Water Board RLF – T. Clay Schultz
– Texas Department of Agriculture – Michael West
– CAPCOG – Mark Sweeney, Director
–  US Dept. of Commerce, Economic Development Administration: Jessica Falk


1:30 – 1:40



1:40 – 2:30

Case Studies:
– Crestview Station: Robert Chapin, Weston Solutions, Inc.
– Austin [re]Manufacturing Hub – Landfill Redevelopment Project: Julie Rhodes, City of Austin
– Transportation Oriented Developments: Lucy Galbraith, CapMetro
– Bastrop Fine Arts Guild: Donna Cunningham

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2:30 – 3:00

Individual City Consultations

This workshop made possible with funding provided by

Thanks to our partners!

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