Free Brownfields Workshop in New Orleans

Jul 08, 2014

Baton Rouge - If your community has abandoned buildings or potentially contaminated property, you may want to attend a free brownfields workshop being held in New Orleans. The workshop is co-hosted by the Regional Planning Commission, the South Central Planning and Development Commission, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Brownfields Association and the Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program at Kansas State University.

The workshop is designed to help communities gain a better understanding of what a Brownfield is and learn how Brownfield revitalization will contribute to your communities’ economic development. State and national leaders in the program will discuss resources available.

The Brownfields workshop will be held:

  • Thursday, July 17 – 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    Regional Transportation Management Center
    Main Conference Room
    10 Veterans Boulevard, New Orleans

Local and regional government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations and anyone interested in learning about brownfields or about financial resources for local redevelopment, should attend.

The workshop is free and lunch will be provided but registration is required and the number of attendees is limited. To register, go to the workshop webpage at:

For more information, please contact Rebecca Otte, New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, 504-483-8513, or Oral Saulters, 785-280-0931,