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Rutgers, in cooperation with the Economic Development Association of New Jersey, presents:

Emerging Issues in Brownfields - New Directions

Course Code: EN0506CA18

Brownfields: Emerging Issues in Redevelopment

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Date & Time

Last Held: May 31, 2018
9:00am - 4:30pm (Check-in time 8:30am)

Next offering TBD.


This course will present the new directions brownfield redevelopment projects will be taking in 2018 and beyond. The morning session will focus on providing a regulatory update on issues affecting redevelopment projects, an update on the LSRP program, and the impact proposed changes will have on brownfields projects. In addition, funding incentives will be discussed, to include the Real Estate Impact Fund and HDSRF, as well as pending changes via SRRA 2.0. Technical updates will focus on alternative remediation standards and how the new cleanup standards will impact ongoing and emerging projects.

The afternoon session will talk about how to integrate remediation into the development design process through a Remediation Roundtable format. Using a "Lightning Round" approach, speakers and participants will explore the challenges of redeveloping brownfields in a thriving economy from both a municipal and private perspective.

You will hear from a variety of stakeholders and gain an understanding on their perspectives in the multi-faceted redevelopment process.

This course is bring presented in cooperation with the Economic Development Association of New Jersey (EDANJ).

Featured Topics

  • NJ Regulatory Update
  • Funding Incentives
  • LSRP Program Update
  • Technical Update
  • Remediation Roundtable
  • Real Estate Lightning Round

Who Should Attend

Corporate Land Owners, Developers, Municipal and Economic Development Officials, Attorneys, Planners, Real Estate Brokers, Lending Institutions, Architects, Environmental Professionals, Community Affairs Professionals, Insurance Specialists, Industry Personnel Responsible for Corporate Real estate and Environmental Affairs

Faculty Coordinators

Leah Yasenchak, PhD., BRS Inc.
Michael Sylvester, Executive Vice President, EWMA
Youness Sharifi, PhD, PE, GEI Consultants, Inc.

This course is being presented in cooperation with the Economic Development Association of New Jersey (EDANJ).

Economic Development Association of NJ


The May 31, 2018 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this brownfields course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists - Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 6.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) credits

NJ LSRP CECs: 2.5 Regulatory and 1.5 Technical

NJ Continuing Legal Education: 7.8 CLEs

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits: 2 Technical and 3 Government

Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD  
LSRPA/BCONE/CIANJ Member Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Limit one discount per course registration!

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and deli buffet lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
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Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

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Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Emerging Issues in Brownfields" or Course Code EN0506) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.