Reclaim, Restore, Reinvent: Creating Jobs and Cleaner Energy at ReVenture Park. The case study of a shuttered textile manufacturing plant returning to productive use, creating jobs and creating cleaner energy. Click the link to read the full story. EPA Case Study ReVenture Park
North Carolina Sustainability Connection Across the Southeast, manufacturing sites with industrial infrastructure capable of enormous productive potential sit unused and idol. These sites are the garbage piles that manufacturing left behind when corporations moved their operations overseas, to places with less stringent labor and environmental regulations. But Tom McKittrick, founder and President of Forsite Development,
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
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
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.
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