Sustainable Brownfields and Stakeholder Engagement - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Sustainable Brownfields and Stakeholder Engagement PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 9c27d-NzYwZ



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Sustainable Brownfields and Stakeholder Engagement

Description:

Sustainability ... Do brownfields fit within the realm of sustainability goals for the region? ... Development Epitomizes Sustainability. Forget the word ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:88
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 29
Provided by: CivilCo4
Learn more at: http://www.ce.cmu.edu
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Sustainable Brownfields and Stakeholder Engagement


1
Sustainable Brownfields and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Prepared by
  • Deborah Lange, The Brownfields Center, Carnegie
    Mellon
  • dlange_at_cmu.edu, www.ce.cmu.edu/Brownfields
  • Prepared for
  • The International Conference on Sustainable
    Cities How to Improve the Environment and Health
    though Better Quality Municipal Management
  • Date
  • December 8-9, 1999
  • Location
  • Hotel Metropol, Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia

2
Brownfield
  • abandoned, idled, or under used industrial and
    commercial facilities where expansion or
    redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived
    environmental contamination (USEPA, 1995)

3
Sustainability
  • development that meets the needs of the present
    without compromising the ability of future
    generations to meet their own needs (Brundtland
    Commission, 1987)

4
Stakeholder
  • individuals, organizations and other entities
    that directly affect or are directly affected by
    the brownfields property or its redevelopment
    (ASTM, 1999)

5
Mission
  • Understand the role of brownfield development in
    the context of
    sustainability

6
Background
  • Presidents Council on Sustainable Development
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Regional Initiatives
  • Sustainable Pittsburgh

7
Presidents Council on Sustainable Development
  • Strategies prosperity, opportunity, and a
    healthy environment
  • Integrated policies economic, environmental and
    social welfare
  • Issues sprawl, climate change, urban renewal and
    corporate environmental responsibility
  • www.whitehouse.gov/pcsd

8
United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Characteristics of Sustainable Brownfield
    Development
  • Sustainable Brownfields Model Framework
  • www.epa.gov/brownfields/

9
American Society for Testing and Materials
  • E1984-98 Standard Guide to the Process of
    Sustainable Brownfields Redevelopment
  • www.astm.org

10
Regional Initiatives
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sierra Nevada, California
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • St. Louis, Missouri

11
Sustainable Pittsburgh
  • Health and the Environment
  • Economic Prosperity
  • Equity
  • Conservation of Nature
  • Stewardship
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Civic Engagement
  • Population
  • International Responsibility
  • Education

12
There are really two questions
  • Do brownfields fit within the realm of
    sustainability goals for the region?
  • How sustainable is a particular brownfield?

13
Question 1
Do Brownfields Fit Within the Sustainability
Goals for a Region?
  • YES, they can
  • All-in-one package
  • Environmental
  • Economic
  • Equity/Social

14
Question 2
How Sustainable is a Particular Brownfield?
  • More subjective more complex more difficult
  • Must define then weigh alternative
  • Must develop metrics for evaluation

15
Brownfield Development Epitomizes Sustainability
  • Forget the word sustainable
  • Do not confuse successful with sustainable
  • Admit that economic prosperity is the driver
  • Engage community and stakeholders

16
Stakeholder Engagement
  • Workshops based on R/UDAT model
  • Plan for sustainable development
  • Involve local groups and outside experts

17
A Case Study Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Vitkovice Steel - operating since 1828
  • 105 hectares to be vacated
  • Ostrava Master Plan
  • Market forces
  • Closure impacts
  • environmental improvements
  • 1200 redundant jobs

18
Workshop Participants
  • Experts
  • Project Leaders
  • Indirects
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Organizers

19
Workshop Process
  • Orientation
  • Site visit
  • Presentation of Background Information
  • Town Meeting
  • Brainstorming Session
  • Presentation

20
Orientation
21
Site Visit
22
Presentation of Background
23
Town Meeting
24
Brainstorming Session
25
Presentation of Findings
26
Development Issues
  • Site should be approached in parcels
  • redevelopment
  • conservation
  • costly remediation and/or demolition
  • Who will take the lead on development?
  • What is the market demand for this site?
  • Ownership rights must be clarified

27
Workshop Outcome
  • City needs a Brownfield Coordinator
  • Lead Group must advance site development
  • A 5-10 year implementation plan is needed
  • remediation
  • transportation planning
  • marketing and financing
  • construction and development

28
Summary
  • Simple and synergistic elements
  • Brownfield development
  • Sustainability
  • Stakeholders
  • Challenge to integrate
About PowerShow.com