Monthly Archives: August 2014

August 29, 2014 – EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

By |2014-08-29T15:36:45+00:00August 29th, 2014|News|

Mountain Island Monitor The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Forsite Development, developers of ReVenture Park, on Aug. 7 for its commitment to safely and sustainably reuse a property along the Catawba River that was formerly contaminated by years of industrial operations. EPA Region 4 created the “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to recognize those who

August 11, 2014 – Green industrial park near Mount Holly starting to bloom

By |2014-08-11T18:56:45+00:00August 11th, 2014|News|

Gaston Gazette. The firm that has been working to redevelop a contaminated industrial site near Mount Holly says it now has 10 companies operating there. Those consist of start-up businesses and pilot projects that employ a total of 40 to 45 people. Officials say they are demonstrating the potential of ReVenture Park to further attract

August 8, 2014 – ReVenture Park unveiling celebrates green industry built on brownfields site

By |2014-08-11T18:49:12+00:00August 11th, 2014|News|

Charlotte Business Journal. Politicians, economic developers, sustainability advocates and energy entrepreneurs and regulators were among the 170 speakers and guests who showed up Thursday for the official unveiling of the ReVenture Park in Mount Holly. PHOTOS And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was on hand to give park developer Tom McKittrick an “Excellence in Reuse”

August 8, 2014 – ReVenture developer says he’s ready for another project

By |2014-08-08T23:05:27+00:00August 8th, 2014|News|

Charlotte Business Journal. ReVenture Park developer Tom McKittrick says the project has proved that an “eco-industrial park” can be built from distressed industrial sites. When he does his next project, and he insists there will be one, he says he will apply the lessons he learned in developing ReVenture. In a new video, McKittrick explains

August 7, 2014 – Forsite Development, Inc. receives EPA Region 4’s “Excellence in Site Reuse” award for ReVenture Park

By |2014-08-07T18:25:20+00:00August 7th, 2014|News|

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Region 4 “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to Forsite Development, Inc. for redeveloping the Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc. Superfund site in Charlotte, North Carolina, into ReVenture Park, the region’s first eco-industrial energy park. The award ceremony took place during the Grand Unveiling of ReVenture Park. Franklin

August 7, 2014 – Video and slideshow of ReVenture Park’s Grand Unveiling and EPA award ceremony

By |2014-08-07T15:41:32+00:00August 7th, 2014|News|

Over 200 hundred people attended the Grand Unveiling of ReVenture Park. The EPA Region 4 presented the "Excellence in Site Reuse" Award during the ceremony. NC Governor Pat McCrory, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, Clariant President and CEO Ken Golder, and EPA Region 4 Superfund Director Franklin Hill were honored guests and speakers.

August 7, 2014 – Mayor Clodfelter celebrates ReVenture Park

By |2014-08-07T15:38:14+00:00August 7th, 2014|News|

Mayor Dan Clodfelter was joined by state and national level officials to celebrate the unveiling of ReVenture Park™ August 7. Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, and U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Officials were on hand to celebrate the transformation of a former 667 acre Superfund Site along the Catawba River in Charlotte

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