Mid-Atlantic was selected by the Eastern Carolina Council to provide environmental and brownfield consulting services for the next five years following a qualifications based selection process. The ECC is one of sixteen multi-county planning and development regions and consists of Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico and Wayne counties. Initially Mid-Atlantic staff will help prepare grant applications for EPA Brownfields Assessment grants. If awarded, Mid-Atlantic staff will conduct Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments at high priority properties within the region. Following the assessments, Mid-Atlantic will provide assistance with cleanup and redevelopment planning and future grant writing opportunities. Mid-Atlantic will also assist with community outreach efforts designed to keep the public informed and involved in building a sustainable Brownfields Program. To learn more about the ECC, click here.
The Upper Coastal Plains Council of Governments (UCPCOG) consists of Wilson, Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax and Northampton counties. They were recently awarded their second consecutive three-year, $400,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment grant. Mid-Atlantic has been assisting the UCPCOG with implementation of their first grant (awarded in 2011) and the UCPCOG decided to continue with Mid-Atlantic for this new award. Mid-Atlantic will continue to assist leadership with community outreach, site selection, Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, clean up planning and redevelopment planning services. To learn more about the recently awarded grant click here. To learn more about the UCPCOG, click here.