Brownfields Assistance Centers

WV Brownfields Assistance Centers to Host Annual Statewide Conference Sept. 12-13 in Morgantown

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The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance centers will be hosting the eighth annual West Virginia Brownfields Conference Sept. 12 and 13 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown. The conference combines exceptional educational programs with outstanding networking opportunities between communities, development professionals and service providers.


Environmental Considerations in Energy Production Symposium

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 April 14-18, 2013 • Charleston Marriott • Charleston, West Virginia
The Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES) will host the symposium to focus on environmental issues associated with  energy production.  ARIES  was formed to address the environmental impacts of the discovery, development, production, and use of energy resources in Appalachia, and is under the direction of the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research at Virginia Tech.


The National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium

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the water gap

The Water-Infrastructure Gap

Aging U.S. Water Infrastructure in need of vast repairs and upgrades falls on state and local shoulders.

Across the country, engineers, regulators and urban planners agree that we are approaching a foreboding challenge in the US. A rapidly aging system of water and sewer infrastructure is, and will continue to spur environmental problems and development hurdles, resulting in huge tax burdens for residents in our cities and towns. And, as metro areas continue to grow, we are facing an unprecedented need to expand water supply and wastewater collection systems to help manage resources and waste in a more sustainable fashion.  Addressing this issue in the National Capital Region is a symposium on Friday April 5, 2013.  This one-day symposium at the University of the District of Columbia will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss challenges and opportunities for sustainable management of water resources and infrastructure in the region, as well as nationally, and internationally.