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  EPA Region 3 Land Revitalization

Quarterly e-newsletter on news, resources & policies highlighting revitalization in the mid-Atlantic states

TOP STORIES                                                                        EVENTS
Gift that keeps on giving Read how one Philadelphia community
wants to share what they’ve learned from their successful transformation          FEB     Green Symposium
                                                                                  10-11 Philadelphia, PA
Where “recycled” is an understatement The belief that every-
thing has value has become one of Virginia’s fast-growing business models
                                                                                          PA Brownfields
Redevelopment renaissance in Northeast Pennsylvania                               APR     Conference
When it comes to revitalization, Lycoming County is ‘corridor-focused”            19-21 Pittsburgh, PA

Two cities, one plan The key to redevelopment success for two
West Virginia cities is surprisingly simple: teamwork.                                    Design & Construction
                                                                                  APR     at Haz Waste Sites
Seeing green at Avtex A successful, long-term cleanup is catalyst                 21-23 Philadelphia, PA
for a variety of uses planned for 400 acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mts

An edible oasis blooms in Center City Students at                                         EARTH DAY’s
Philadelphia’s Greenfield School plant one of the district’s first eco-orchards
                                                                                  APR     40th anniversary
                                                                                     22   Mid-Atlantic events

Green Symposium at Drexel U. filling up Space is limited,
so sign up now to learn about the latest in green tech, cleanup and reuse          TALK TO US
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EPA launches urban stormwater research effort
Urban development pinpointed as leading causes of poor water quality
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EPA’s Elizabeth River go-to guy Meet Randy Sturgeon,                               subject line. We also want to
EPA liaison dedicated to “making the goo go” on the Elizabeth River                hear your story ideas. Email
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Domino effect of going green A Quaker meeting house                                editor at kim.lena@epa.gov.
undergoes a green renovation, providing inspiration to others far & wide