Register for the free Brownfields Workshop in Shreveport on June 3

May 28, 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 Shreveport. The workshop is co-hosted by the city of Shreveport, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 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: 

Tuesday, June 3 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Riverview Hall
600 Clyde Fant Parkway Shreveport

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 but registration is required. To register, go to the workshop webpage at: For more information, please contact Tracey Graham, City of Shreveport,, 318-673-6594 or Blase Leven, KSU TAB,, (785) 532-0780