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First-Timer's Guide to the 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference

Sponsored by: U.S. EPA Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization

Archived: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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New to the 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference? This session will help you get the most out of your visit to Pittsburgh and connect you with longtime brownfields professionals who keep coming back to learn the latest community revitalization practices. The session will feature perspectives from government, nonprofits and consultants, who will share tips about how to make the most out of your first experience at the National Brownfields Training Conference.

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Andrew Seth, Sustainable Strategies DC ( or 202-261-9881)

A photograph of Patricia OvermeyerPatricia Overmeyer, U.S. EPA, Office of Brownfield and Land Revitalization ( or 202-566-2774)
Patricia Overmeyer is the acting deputy director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR). She coordinated the Agency's development of federal regulations setting standards and practices for conducting "all appropriate inquiries." Ms. Overmeyer also managed the EPA task force that developed policy and guidance on the definition of a "brownfield site," in accordance with the provisions provided in the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act. Prior to joining EPA's Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment, Ms. Overmeyer worked in EPA's Office of Solid Waste, in the Hazardous Waste Identification Division.

Ms. Overmeyer earned an M.S. from Carnegie-Mellon's School of Urban and Public Affairs (now the Heinz School) and has a B.A. in economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Leah Yasenchak, Owner, BRS, Inc.

Tad McGalliard, Director, Research and Team Leader, Business Development, ICMA

J.R. Capasso, CPG, Brownfields Coordinator, Division of Economic Development, Department of Housing & Economic Development, City of Trenton, NJ ( or 609-989-3501)


Andrew Seth, Sustainable Strategies DC ( or 202-261-9881)

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