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Jackson County, Michigan (Pilot)

Former Dry Cleaning Shop in Jackson County, MI

GLMAC/TAB has committed their support to Jackson County, Michigan based on the nomination from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5. GLMAC/TAB worked with Jackson County, to provide background for their preparation of a Brownfields pilot application. An educational workshop entitled "An Informative Update on Brownfield Redevelopment Initiatives and Incentives" was held in April with assistance from Consumers Renaissance Development Corporation. The workshop featured guests speakers from both the EPA Region 5 and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

In addition, GLMAC/TAB is working with MSU department of Resource Development on a prototype Brownfields Redevelopment Decision Support System that uses, in part, GIS-Smart Places.

GLMAC/TAB has also begun drafting the community outreach educational plan with the County BRA in Jackson. Mr. Michael Lang, a graduate student in Resource Development, is assisting with the community outreach work in Jackson.

The Midwest Hazardous Substance Research Center, Michigan State University.
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