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Upcoming Deadlines

Calendar of Events

Mention of non-IFA conferences, events and workshops does not constitute an IFA endorsement of their contents, only an acknowledgment that they exist and may be relevant to our brownfields redevelopment stakeholders.

August 20, 2015
WEBINAR: Indiana Brownfields Inventory Initiative
2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern Time
Please REGISTER to participate in this FREE webinar co-hosted by the Indiana Brownfields Program and Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) program.
For more information, contact: Michele Oertel,, 317-¬234-¬0235 or Blase Leven,, 785-532-0780

August 20, 2015
Webcast: First-Time Brownfields Conference Tips
3:30pm-4:30pm Eastern Time
Join this webcast to hear from EPA, conference organizer ICMA, and some brownfield conference veterans about how to make your time at Brownfields 2015 in Chicago on September 1-4 a valuable and enjoyable time that can help you move your brownfield initiatives forward. Check out this fact sheet .  To participate in this free webcast, click here and register:  Once you are registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the webcast via your computer and phone.  Please contact Matt Ward with any questions at

August 27, 2015
Deadline for HOPE VI Main Street Program Ap-plication
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the availability of funding for the HOPE VI Main Street Program to assist small com-munities with historic business districts

August 28, 2015
OCRA Public Facilities Program (PFP) - Awards announced

September 1, 2015
OCRA Blight Clearance Program (BCP) - Awards announced

September 1, 2015
Pre-2015 National Brownfields Training Conference events, Chicago, IL
Visit the Conference Website for additional information.

September 2-4, 2015
2015 National Brownfields Training Conference, cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Chicago Hilton on Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Visit the Conference Website  for additional information 

September 28 – October 1, 2015
Indiana Association of Cities and Towns 2015 IACT Annual Conference & Exhibition: Events
French Lick Springs Hotel, IN

September 30, 2015
18th Annual Partners for Pollution Prevention Conference and Tradeshow 2015 “P2 Impact on Sustainability”
Plainfield, IN
For more information, visit 

October 7-9, 2015                                                                                                                                Indiana Chapter of American Planning Association (APAIN) and Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) Planning for Prosperity Conference
South Bend Century Center, IN
For more information, visit 

October 22, 2015                                                                                                                                             Office of Community and Rural Affairs Environmental Training

October 27-28, 2015                                                                                                                                    Indiana Chamber  2015 Indiana Environmental Conference
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, IN

Fall 2015                                                                                                                                                   DEADLINE anticipated for U.S. EPA Brownfield Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Proposals                                                                                                              
For updated information, see 



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Project Highlights

A former Studebaker facility has been redeveloped into a new transfer/recycling station in South Bend, referred to as Green Tech Recycling (Green Tech). This is a great example of how thinking green for the environment can bring cost savings, new jobs, and community enrichment.

After a long industrial past, the former Studebaker Plant 8 facility sat vacant for 12 years. Mother Earth LLC (Mother Earth) then acquired the property in 2005 and invested $4 million for its demolition, remediation, and redevelopment. The Indiana Brownfields Program provided $45,123 in assessment and remediation grants to Saint Joseph County for the project, and the City of South Bend provided $67,000 in funding from a brownfield assessment grant that it received from the U.S. EPA.