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Brownfield Redevelopment

Redevelopment Using Brownfield Plans and TIF

September 30, 2022

Michigan’s brownfield toolbox is a powerful resource that economic developers and communities throughout Michigan have come to rely on. Brownfield tax increment financing (TIF), being one of the most used tools, continues to help close financial gaps on redevelopment projects. Brownfield sites — which can be contaminated, blighted, functionally obsolete, or a historic resource —

MiDEAL – Michigan’s Extended Purchasing Program

August 30, 2022

MiDEAL is the State of Michigan’s extended purchasing program that allows municipalities, school districts, colleges, universities, hospitals and other public entities the ability to buy services, without bidding, from qualified vendors that have been awarded state contracts. Envirologic holds a three-year contract with the state to provide a range of environmental services to MiDEAL members.

Demolition Consulting and Oversight Services

August 23, 2022

Whether our clients are a private property owner, municipality, or developer, they appreciate that Envirologic offers a suite of comprehensive environmental services to assist with their project needs from planning to redevelopment. Having a consistent partner in each step of the environmental assessment and redevelopment process creates a streamlined, comprehensive approach that has been an

Brownfields to Breweries

July 8, 2022

The craft beer movement launched in the late 1980s and early 1990s as homebrewing became more mainstream. The industry continues to experience a nationwide surge in popularity, and Michigan breweries are no exception. Today, Michigan ranks fourth in the U.S. for total number of breweries (400); as a reference point, New York ranks first with

Understanding the Potential for Residual Pesticides

April 13, 2022

Fruit orchards and vineyards are common throughout West Michigan. In fact, Michigan s fruit belt spans much of the western side of the state, stretching from the southern border to the Traverse City area. This entire region provides prime growing conditions since Lake Michigan protects the fruit trees and vines from harsh temperature changes through

Once in a lifetime investment in brownfields

The Infrastructure Law is Investing $1.5 Billion in Brownfield Revitalization

March 23, 2022

In December 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law would provide $1.5 billion in funding through their Brownfields Program. This funding will bring direct grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes, and nonprofits to assess and clean up contaminated land through a competitive application process. The EPA provides

The Challenge of Repurposing Contaminated Land

Environmental Construction Managment

February 10, 2022

Today’s construction industry faces a multitude of new and potentially challenging issues. One such challenge is the use and repurposing of contaminated land for building and development. When performing construction and demolition planning, and implementation activities on these properties, it is imperative that the potential for environmental hazards and chemical exposures associated with this work

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