EcoNews Report – Andrew Whitney, Humboldt Community Development Specialist, Talks about Brownfields Redevelopment

Greenway’s Kirk Cohune interviews Humboldt County Community Development Specialist in Affordable Housing and Brownfields, Andrew Whitney, about economic development benefits of environmental restoration. Andrew has conducted an inventory of brownfields sites in Humboldt County; he is a local expert on issues surrounding legacy pollution, site remediation and restoration, and site reuse. The discussion includes brownfields cleanup limitations and incentives, as well as tie-ins with the General Plan Update, infill development, agriculture and forest land preservation, and urban redevelopment.

 

EcoNews Report January 19, 2012