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January 29th Brownfields Workshop

January 29, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Striking a Balance


The many planning and development challenges and opportunities facing Hancock County spurred  creation of this series in 2004.  It has addressed a variety of topics. Its goals include: 

  • Increasing awareness of state laws that affect municipal development decisions.
  • Identification of key development issues facing Hancock County.
  • Finding reuse opportunities for under-utilized parcels.
  • Implementation of planning & development practices that promote sustainable economic development while protecting our quality of life.
  • Fostering constructive dialogue among municipal officials, conservation groups and the development & construction sector.



5:00 PM: Registration and Light Meal

6:00 PM: Welcome and Introduction   

6:05 PM – 6:40 PM:  What are Brownfields and What Can Be Done?  Benjamin W. Guidi, Maine DEP VRAP and Brownfields Project Manager.  

6:40-PM – 7:10 PM:   Brownfields: The Federal Perspective:    Alan Peterson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Brownfields Project Officer 

7:10 PM – 7:45 PM: Success Stories in Hancock County: What Can We Learn?Rich Campbell, President, Campbell Environmental 

7:45 PM – 8:15 PM: Getting Started: What Can Be Done in Your Community? A Panel Discussion 

8:15 – 8:30 PM: Completion of Evaluation Forms and Adjournment


January 29, 2015
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Hancock County Planning Commission
(207) 667-7131
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Ellsworth VFW Hall
419 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME United States
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