BUILDing on brownfields: Federal bill seeks improvements to EPA redevelopment program

New development is always exciting, but seeing an old site brought back to life is especially rewarding—not to mention economically and environmentally beneficial. It happened with the polluted former brewery and railway site that is now the Bruce Vento Nature Conservancy, it might happen with the old Ford plant, it happened with a luxury apartment building in Uptown that used to be the Acme Tag & Label printing plant, and it is under consideration at the former potential site for the Vikings stadium. Continue Reading

A new direction for transportation?

The law directing the nation’s priorities for transportation and infrastructure expired in 2009, and instead of crafting a new one for the succeeding six years as per tradition, Congress extended the expired one continuously. Continue Reading