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Brownfields: Emerging Issues in Redevelopment

October 4, 2011
8:30 amto4:30 pm

This program will be an interactive panel discussion exploring new issues on the brownfields redevelopment horizon. Time will be available to share your opinions and raise specific questions surrounding the process of redevelopment in New Jersey. 

Workshop location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Redevelopment Planning Law

October 4, 2011 9:00 amtoOctober 5, 2011 4:00 pm

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority Training Institute

This two-day course on the redevelopment planning process will provide a broader understanding of the crucial issues, steps and challenges associated with the New Jersey’s Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (LRHL). The workshop includes an in-depth review of the LRHL, an analysis of the redevelopment planning process designations, discussion on how to engage the community in the redevelopment planning process, review and examination of the redevelopment plan in relations to current legal issues and challenges, review of the mandatory and optional provisions of the redeveloper’s agreement, and discussions on some of the recent legal and public policy issues on redevelopment such as eminent domain, environmental liability and relocation.

American Institute of Certified Planners CM credits available. 

Location:
Thomas Edison State College
101 West State St.
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
609-292-0031
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Environmental Forensics

October 6, 2011
9:00 amto4:30 pm

Environmental forensics is understanding how and when contamination occurred. This one-day program will discuss how to use the following age-dating methods to help determine contamination specifics: site history, fingerprinting, hydrology, isotopes, weathering and dendroecology.

Event location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
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Geology, Hydrogeology and Chemistry

October 12, 2011
8:30 amto4:30 pm

This program is designed for the non-scientist and will provide students with a basic understanding of geology, hydrogeology, and environmental chemistry. The fundamental principles will be presented in terminology that makes it easy to understand.

Workshop location: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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2011 Childhood Obesity Summit

October 14, 2011
8:30 amto3:30 pm

The New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids is hosting a summit for leaders from across the state who are working to build and strengthen childhood obesity prevention activities in New Jersey .

  • Connect with a growing network of local and statewide leaders and advocates
  • Learn about the latest research that can help inform policies and practices in schools and communities
  • Share successes and strategies for preventing childhood obesity in underserved communities across the state
  • Inspire collaboration and strengthen partnerships

Interactive breakout sessions led by state and national leaders will focus on effective strategies for creating healthy communities that support and encourage healthy eating and active living. New Jersey Future’s Dan Fatton will lead a session on policy tools you can use.

Location: Robert Treat Hotel, Newark, N.J.

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New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids is a statewide program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with technical assistance and direction provided by the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance.

 

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LEED for Neighborhood Development Educational Program, Tour & Networking

October 14, 2011
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

Please join New Jersey Future at this special educational program featuring an up-close look at New Jersey’s first gold LEED-ND certified project: the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District in Newark, NJ. The event is hosted by the NJ Chapters of the Congress for New Urbanism and the US Green Building Council and will feature an overview of LEED-ND, a tour of the project area and a networking hour afterwards.

Where: 460 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Cost: $20 for USGBC members; $25 for CNU, American Planning Association and New Jersey Future members; $30 for nonmembers

Event Speakers:

  • David Glynn Roberts, AICP/PP, LLA, RLA, LEED AP ND, LEED AP BD+C
    Maser Consulting, PA
  • Robert Wisniewski, LEED AP
    Director of Sustainable Development, Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District
  • Michael R. Thomas, PE, LEED AP ND
    Innovative Engineering, Inc.

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CEU credits will be available for AIA, AICP and USGBC.

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