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Welcome to the Florida Brownfields Association

The FBA is a non-profit, volunteer, service organization dedicated to advancing the cleanup and redevelopment of Brownfields in Florida.    Brownfields are sites for which their expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by actual or perceived contamination.   Working in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the FBA is a group of environmental stakeholders and professionals who provide Brownfields information, assistance, and redevelopment strategies to communities and the public in the interest of cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated properties and revitalizing areas.

 

SAVE THE DATE!!!!

Florida Brownfields 16th Annual Conference
October 4-7, 2015

Tampa Marriott Waterside
Tampa, FL

 

 

 

What's New

  • Florida Brownfields Association Announces Coalition Partners
    to Eliminate or Reduce $10M VCTC Backlog.  See press release here. 
  • Click here to read the EPA Report:  Siting Renewable Energy on Contaminated Properties:  Addressing Liability Concerns

  • Florida’s Successful EPA Grants -- Did you know Florida has received in excess of $34.5 million dollars in EPA Brownfield Grant funding. Click here for details.


 

FDEP receives record-breaking number of
VCTC applications – Highest annual VCTC amount ever requested –
Demonstrates Brownfield program success

 

FEBRUARY 25, 2015 - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection ("FDEP") received a new record-breaking number of Voluntary Cleanup Tax Credit ("VCTC") applications for the 2014 cycle for voluntary environmental cleanup work performed at Brownfield redevelopment sites and other eligible sites in Florida.   Read the full Press Release here.

 

Florida Department of Environmental Protection 

Florida DEP South District is excited to announce the featured speakers for the 3rd Annual SWFL Regional Brownfield Symposium to be held March 20, 2015 in Fort Myers, FL.

Their goal is to assist you in putting your Brownfield puzzle together as you thrive towards economic enrichment through redevelopment.

They have a diverse group of volunteer speakers with a wide range of expertise ready to provide you the latest information.

The program will include several panel discussions as well as presentations during a full day of information sharing.

Please place Friday, March 20th, 2015 on your calendar.  Click here to RSVP for the event.  For additional details, see the attached event flier.

Florida Brownfields Program Facilitates Economic Growth

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection released its Florida Brownfield Redevelopment Program Annual Report for fiscal year 2013 -14, which highlights job creation efforts and estimates new capital investment of $194 million in calendar year 2013. The annual report is submitted to the Governor, Florida Senate President and Florida Speaker of the House of Representatives.  Click here for the entire press release and to view the Annual Report.

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Brownfields Renewal Job Board

Brownfield Renewal is proud to partner with the Florida Brownfield Association by providing access and information on current job opportunities at the  Renewal Job Board related to all areas of brownfield redevelopment and particularly  for the Graduates of the EPA Workforce Job Training programs. All job seekers are invited to post their resumes and search opportunities, and all employers are welcome to post job opportunities.  Click on the logo above to access.
 

EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution

Click here for entire article and links.

   

 

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