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

Emerging Issues in Brownfields: Drivers and Challenges

Course Code: EN0506CA17

Brownfields: Emerging Issues in Redevelopment

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Date & Time

Last Held: October 18, 2016
8:30am - 4:30pm (Check-in time 8:00am)

Next offering TBD.


This course will present the current drivers and challenges to brownfields redevelopment projects. The morning session will focus on providing a regulatory update on issues affecting redevelopment projects; status on the LSRP program and the impact on brownfields projects; case studies of pre-development activities including site selection, marketing and zoning/infrastructure and how upfront planning is vital to engaging the multiple stakeholders of redevelopment projects for successful outcomes.

The afternoon session will highlight the latest project funding resources and experiences involving federal, state, and private equity perspectives. The challenges of integrating development and remediation will be explored. Specifically, clean fill requirements, demolition and material reuse, stormwater management and use of innovative remedial technologies will be discussed.

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
  • The LSRP Program and Brownfields
  • Pre-development Activities
  • Funding Programs/Options
  • Integrating Development and Remediation

Who Should Attend

Corporate Land Owners, Developers, Municipal 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
Laura Conradi, P.E., GEI Consultants, Inc.


Local and State Development Experts – Public and Private

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

Economic Development Association of NJ


The October 18, 2016 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: Innovative Use and Reuse of Landfills and Brownfield Redevelopment 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

NJ Real Estate Appraisers: 6 Credit Hours

PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: 5.0 CLEs

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

Registration Fee TBD  
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD  
LSRPA Member Registration Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and 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.


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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463

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 tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.