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Time to sign up for National Brownfields Conference in Philadelphia

Release Date: 10/08/2010
Contact Information: Roy Seneca seneca.roy@epa.gov (215) 814-5567

PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2010) – Registration is now open on-line for the 14th National Brownfields Conference, scheduled for April 3-5, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Co-sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the International City/County Management Association, the conference is the largest, most comprehensive conference in the nation focused on cleaning up and redeveloping abandoned, underutilized, and potentially contaminated properties.

To register, visit the conference website at www.brownfields2011.org . There is no cost to register and those who register early gain access to more than 100 educational sessions, films and exhibits, walking tours and hands-on experiences.

Cosponsored by EPA and the International City/County Management Association, the conference attracts more than 5,000 registrants and hundreds of exhibitors. With more than 100 educational sessions, the conference offers knowledge building, networking, and business development opportunities for beginners and experienced professionals.

The conference addresses issues facing brownfields practitioners, policy makers, and communities. This year, conference organizers are particularly interested in ideas related to green jobs, community engagement and environmental justice, the business of brownfields, green technology and emerging solutions, planning for community revitalization, and sustainability.