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EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Program: Brownfields Financing – Massachusetts State and Federal Programs

October 10, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
200 Crossing Blvd
Framingham, MA 01702

This EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment program will focus on the current state of the Massachusetts Brownfields Tax Credit program and improvements to the EPA Brownfields Program made possible by the 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act (BUILD Act). Program speakers will include EPA staff discussing how the BUILD Act will affect Brownfields assessment and remediation, as well as updates from Massachusetts state agencies on the MassDevelopment Brownfields Redevelopment Fund and updates on Massachusetts Department of Revenue Brownfields Tax Credit program implementation.

The moderated panel discussion following speaker presentations will discuss how state tax incentives, financing programs, and the BUILD Act can be further leveraged to create even more success and facilitate redevelopment projects. Adequate time will be provided for active audience.

Final Agenda – EBC Site Remediation Program – Brownfields Financing – Massachusetts State and Federal Programs

Presentations are posted to the Presentations section of the EBC website.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.0) training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.



Program Chair:

  • David Foss, Vice President – Principal Hydrogeologist, Wilcox & Barton, Inc.

Speaker Agenda:

The Brownfields Act at 20 Years

  • Robert (Bob) D. CoxJr., Chair, EBC Board of Directors; Manager Partner, Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

Brownfield Redevelopment Fund

  • Shyla Matthews, Vice President of Community Development – Central Region, MassDevelopment

What We Know about the 2018 BUILD Act

  • James (Jim) Byrne, Brownfields Project Officer, U.S. EPA – Region One

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by David Foss of Wilcox & Barton, Inc.

Attendee List

Melina Ambrosino Cherrytree Group Executive Vice President
Chris Arsenault Harvard University Project Manager
David Austin AECOM Project Manager
Michael Barry South Street Realty Business Development
Tom Biolsi TRC Environmental Senior Project Manager
David Ciccalone Roux Associates, Inc. Senior Hydrogeologist
Brian Emery TK&K Services Senior Hydrogeologist
Thomas Fiore Urbelis & Fieldsteel, LLP Of Counsel
James Greacen Tetra Tech Project Manager
Brian Klaus Roux Associates Project Geologist
Adam Last CEA Principal Engineer
Michael Leblanc MassDEP Regional Brownfields Coordinator
Pete Long The Heritage Group VP Business Operations-Real Estate
Mykel Mendes Nover Armstrong, A Division of BETA Group, Inc. Environmental Engineer
George Naslas Weston & Sampson Vice President
Michelle O’Brien Pierce Atwood LLP Partner
Timothy Snay Ransom Consulting, Inc. Principal, Vice President
Jeremy Thebodo Alpha Analytical Technical Sales Associate
Meghan Toft Wilcox & Barton, Inc. Project Engineer
Bryan Wentworth BSC Group Engineer Group Manager
Cole Worthy Haley & Aldrich, Inc. Program Manager