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December 1, 2016

WSOC News Airs Story On Brownfields

Mecklenburg County is the home of approximately 135 Brownfields Projects of the 409 completed projects completed in North Carolina.  Property Tax incentives for developers and property owners in part, provide encouragement to redevelop these properties and get them back to productive use.  See more about these win-win situations in Charlotte on WSOC’s news story on the Brownfields Program by following the link below.

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/county-giving-giving-millions-in-tax-incentives-for-brownstone-properties/469267324


April 8, 2016

Revised BF Applications

The NC Brownfields Program has released an updated version of our application for entry into the program.  This revision includes an updated affidavit as well as a section to indicate interest in the Redevelopment Now or Ready For Reuse options of the Brownfields Program. 

This new application can be found here.


January 15, 2016 (updated March 24, 2016)

Public meeting planned for draft Enka Partners brownfields agreement

The N.C. Division of Waste Management has scheduled a public meeting for 6-8 p.m. Feb. 4 at Asheville Buncombe Community College to gather peoples' feedback on a proposed brownfields agreement in Asheville. Enka Partners has proposed redeveloping the property that once served as a landfill for recreational purposes, concessions, public restroom facilities, open space, greenways, parking and associated driveways.

To see the full notice of intent to redevelop the brownfields property, click here.

On March 24, 2016, the Division of Waste Management signed the brownfields agreement with Enka Partners. The signed agreement and related documents:


November 3, 2015

EPA Provides Summary of Changes to 2016 Grant Guidance

A summary of changes to the EPA Fiscal Year 2016 Brownfields CERCLA 128(a) Grant Guidance Document can be accessed by clicking here.


 

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