1998 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: cpro <cpro@igc.org>
Date: 16 Feb 1998 17:11:44
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: Guide to Redeveloping Properties under Maryland's Brownfields Law
Thursday February 12, 7:50 am Eastern Time
Company Press Release

EA Authors "Brownfields" Guide
Voluntary Clean Up Programs and Brownfields Initiatives Spur Economic 

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 1998--EA Engineering, Science, and 
Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: EACO - news) announced the publication of a 
handbook entitled, ``Guide to Redeveloping Underutilized Industrial and 
Commercial Properties Under Maryland's `Brownfields' Law.'' EA served as 
a major author, supporting the law firm, N.W. Bernstein in publishing 
this impressive handbook. 

On February 25, 1997, Maryland will sign its new Brownfields, Voluntary 
Cleanup and Revitalization legislation. The program provides the needed 
legal, regulatory, and financial incentives to encourage the 
redevelopment of abandoned or underutilized commercial or industrial 
property, while protecting public health and the environment. The guide 
is intended to assist users, including owners and operators of brownfield 
sites, prospective purchasers, tenants and developers, commercial 
lenders, and economic development groups maneuver through this new 

``EA has been in the forefront of Maryland's Brownfields Program since 
its earliest days, serving as an active voice in ensuring its passage,'' 
said Donald A. Deieso, EA's President and Chief Executive Officer. ``By 
contributing our time and research into writing this manual, EA is 
continuing its legacy of assisting property owners, developers, and 
community groups reap the best that the Brownfields program has to offer 
-- economic growth coupled with
environmental stewardship.'' 

EA has provided environmental consulting services for many of the recent 
high-profile Baltimore-based redevelopment projects, including the 
Christopher Columbus Marine Biotechnology Center, Brown's Wharf, Camden 
Yards, and the Fort McHenry Tunnel. It is also the local leader in 
Empowerment Zone and brownfields redevelopment through the Sandtown and 
Penn North residential development projects and the Port Liberty and the 
American Can brownfields redevelopments. EA is currently working on 3 of 
the 10 active sites under Maryland's Voluntary Cleanup Program. 

In addition to EA and N.W. Bernstein & Associates, sponsors of the 
Brownfields guide include Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, Potomac 
Electric Power Company [OTC BB:PMLCP - news], Mellon Bank, AIG 
Environmental, AIG Environmental Management, Inc., and Maryland 
Association of Counties. Governor Parris Glendenning of Maryland wrote 
the forward to the document. 

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. is a publicly held 
international consulting firm specializing in energy and the environment. 
Through its network of more than 20 offices, EA provides scientific, 
engineering, economic, analytical, and management solutions to corporate, 
utility, municipal, and Federal Government clients. 


     EA Engineering Science and Technology, Inc.
     Ellen Leinfuss, 410/584-7000
     410/771-1812 (fax)
     World Wide Web Site:  http://www.eaest.com

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