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Brownfields 2019 – National Brownfields Leadership Breakfast

CCLR sponsored a panel called “Developers Talk Deals” at the breakfast. The focus was what developers need to be successful in communities. Representing the brownfield development community were Dwight Stenseth from RERC and Chad Meyer from Northpoint Development. Aimee Storm, Land Revitalization Coordinator for USEPA kept the developers on their toes with tough questions while […]

Construction Underway in Gary, Indiana

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‚ (EPA) Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization (OBLR) is supporting the Gary, Indiana Lakefront District Revitalization Plan Implementation as part of the Strong Cities/Strong Communities project. This project was initiated by the impending modernization of the Miller Train Station, which is viewed as a catalyst for the revitalization of this […]

Vita Nuova Member John Ackerman Wins Award in 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Innovation Contest

(HAZLE TOWNSHIP, PA – June 26, 2017) – Twin Oaks Water Systems’ RainMaker water harvester has selected as the “Best Value in Green Engineering” in the 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Innovation Contest. Long time Vita Nuova member John R. Ackerman, PE, PG, BCEE, F.NSPE, M.ASCE of Hazle Township, and Director of Operations Al […]

The Chemours Company, a global performance chemical company with over 200 years of manufacturing history, has a real estate portfolio featuring more than 40 manufacturing and research centers worldwide. Recently, Chemours sought the support and expertise of Vita Nuova to create a website which serves as a central repository for information around surplus land and […]

Chemours Edgemoor Chemical Facility Sold to Port of Wilmington, DE

Vita Nuova supported Chemours in the disposition of a 112-acre former titanium dioxide production center located along the banks of the Delaware River in New Castle County, Delaware just north of the City of Wilmington. On February 27, 2017, the Port of Wilmington purchased the Edgemoor property to build a container and shipping terminal. This […]

Vita Nuova Supports Key USEPA Land Revitalization Program Community Tools

USEPA’s Land Revitalization Program recently released a fact sheet that highlights a number of new tools that have been developed through community-based projects.  Vita Nuova had a major role in the development of two of the tools – the PREPARED Workbook and the Business Planning Tool for Urban Agriculture Business.  Click here to view the full fact sheet.