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Durham Task Force to Meet July 19, 2016

The sixth meeting of the Durham Brownfield Community Task Force will be held on July 19, 2016 at the Historic Parrish Street Forum, 108 West Parrish Street. Current and upcoming environmental assessment activities will be discussed at this meeting. For more information, please contact Summer Alston, Assistant Brownfield Project Director, City of Durham, Office of Economic […]

Durham Task Force to Meet May 3, 2016

The fifth meeting of the Durham Brownfield Community Task Force will be held on May 3, 2016. Current and upcoming environmental assessment activities will be discussed at this meeting. For more information, please contact Summer Alston, Assistant Brownfield Project Director, City of Durham, Office of Economic Workforce and Community Development. Summer can be reached at […]

City of Durham Debuts New Brownfield Website

Properties that once contained scrap yards, garages, and other businesses with industrial activities can be home to potentially hazardous substances and contaminants, which can complicate or prevent future use.

Durham Brownfield Community Task Force Holds Fourth Meeting

The Durham Brownfield Community Task Force held their fourth meeting on Tuesday, January 19 at the Historic Parrish Street Forum.  Durham Brownfield Community Task Force members in attendance were provided updates on environmental assessment activities from the City’s consultant, Mid-Atlantic Associates, Inc.  The next meeting is anticipated for April 19, 2016.

Durham Brownfield Community Task Force Holds Third Meeting

The Durham Brownfield Community Task Force held their third meeting on Tuesday, October 13 at the Historic Parrish Street Forum.  Durham Brownfield Community Task Force members in attendance were provided updates on environmental assessment activities from the City’s consultant, Mid-Atlantic Associates, Inc.

Durham Brownfield Community Task Force Holds Second Meeting

The City and Durham Brownfield Community Task Force held their second task force meeting on June 19, 2015 at the Historic Parrish Street Forum.  The City’s consultant, Mid-Atlantic provided updates on the properties selected for environmental assessments and ongoing outreach activities.

City Holds Brownfield Public Meeting

The City of Durham held a Brownfield Public Meeting on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 pm at the Historic Parrish Street Forum. The City’s consultant, Mid-Atlantic Associates, Inc. presented at the meeting.

Durham Brownfield Community Task Force Holds First Meeting

The Durham Brownfield Community Task Force held their first meeting on Tuesday, March 10.  The Task Force was presented an overview of the brownfield project by the City’s consultant, Mid-Atlantic Associates, Inc.  The overview included planned activities, grant terms and conditions and roles and responsibilities of task force members.

Durham Awarded EPA Brownfield Grant

The City of Durham recently kicked off a three-year (October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2017) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield Assessment Grant. The City was notified in mid 2015 of the award and has been preparing for the start of this grant over the last few months.