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American Planning Association Spotlights MFA Project

Thanks to the American Planning Association (APA) and author Katharine Logan, LEED AP, we are proud that our work in Spokane’s 500-acre Hillyard industrial district is one of three examples featured in the February 2017 Planning magazine…

Michael P. Stringer, AICP Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Press Releases
Metro Regional Snapshot Focuses on Brownfields

As part of its quarterly “regional snapshot” series, Metro has published a reader-friendly look at brownfields and their impact on economic growth and development in the Portland metropolitan region. While the region continues to see…

Seth Otto, AICP, LEED AP Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment
Washington Brownfield Projects in the News

Leading brownfield experts Michael Stringer and Jim Darling were recently featured as guest writers in the Seattle DJC. Communities across Washington State are increasingly looking at vacant and shuttered former industrial sites as…

Steven P. Taylor, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Press Releases
Brownfields in Clark County

The Vancouver Business Journal published an article on brownfields in Clark County. MFA is proud to be the leading brownfield consulting business in the Pacific Northwest. In the article we expand on the concept of the 4th  Generation of…

James Maul, RG, LG Brownfield Redevelopment, Press Releases
Economics Driving Brownfield Cleanup – MFA featured in U.S. Green Building Council Article

Several MFA projects, including Columbia Memorial Hospital/Astoria Landfill Sports Complex, Lake River Dioxin Cleanup, and Zidell Remediation are highlighted in an article by Katharine Logan published in the May/June 2016 issue of USGBC+,…

James Maul, RG, LG Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Press Releases
Astoria Municipal Landfill Redevelopment Wins Oregon Brownfields Outstanding Project Award

MFA is excited to announce the Astoria Athletic Complex project is the recipient of the 2016 Oregon Brownfields Outstanding Project Award! The award will be presented at the 11th Annual Oregon Brownfields Conference May 16th, 2016. This award…

James Maul, RG, LG Awards, Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering
MFA’s Hands-On Approach in the News

MFA’s planning efforts on the St. Helens Waterfront Redevelopment project are making the news. Working with our partners from Walker Macy, MFA led a group of St. Helens residents, Waterfront Advisory Committee members, and city council…

Seth Otto, AICP, LEED AP Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental
Short Term Fix Proposed for MTCA Funding

The Governor’s proposed Supplemental Capital Budget includes $25 million for cleanup funds to partially cover the recent shortfall in Remedial Action Grants. The source of the funds will be State issued bonds. The $25 million represents 29…

Jim Darling Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment
Northern State Redevelopment Project

Plan Adopted for Redevelopment of Historic Northern State Hospital The Sedro-Woolley City Council has unanimously adopted the Subarea Plan for the Center for Innovation. This is the capstone of two years of planning for redevelopment of the…

Michael P. Stringer, AICP Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental
Astoria Municipal Landfill Redevelopment Wins Brownfield Phoenix Award

At the 2015 National Brownfield conference that was held in Chicago in September, the Astoria Municipal Landfill closure and sports complex redevelopment project was awarded the Phoenix Award for USEPA Region 10. MFA is honored to have led the…

Stacy J. Frost, PE Awards, Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental
MFA to Accept National Brownfields Leadership Award on behalf of OBC

The Oregon Brownfield Coalition is the 2015 recipient of the Brownfield Leadership Award for Innovation & Resiliency, in the category of Statewide Brownfield Innovation. The award is presented by NALGEP (National Association of Local…

Seth Otto, AICP, LEED AP Awards, Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental
Seth Otto Brownfield Work in Oregon DJC

MFA Senior Planner Seth Otto was recently featured in the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce for the work he has done in support of new brownfield legislation in Oregon. Seth was a member of the coalition backing House Bill 2734, which allows…

Ted Wall, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Planning & Community Development
MFA Writes Two Winning USEPA Grants for the Cities of Spokane, WA, and St. Helens, OR

On March 9, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the recipients of its 2015 Area-Wide Planning (AWP) Grant. The AWP grant program assists communities that are responding to local brownfield challenges, including multiple…

Seth Otto, AICP, LEED AP Awards, Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Local and State Agencies, Planning & Community Development
Article by MFA Employee Published in Land & Water

Follow the link below to read an article by Erik Bakkom that was published in Land & Water Magazine explaining aspects of the Willamette Riverbank Restoration: Riverbank Restoration Success – From Brown to…

James Maul, RG, LG Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering
MFA Assists Yakima in Addressing Decade-Old Brownfield

Under the partnership of the City of Yakima and the Washington State Department of Ecology, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. is cleaning up a long-term community eyesore. The former Tiger Oil retail gasoline station located at the corner of Nob…

Justin L. Clary, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Local and State Agencies
Northern State Hospital: Past, Present, and Future Use

Over 100 years ago, the State of Washington took a bold step in opening the Northern State Hospital, a state-of-the-art residential mental health facility in Sedro-Woolley. The campus, designed by the world-renowned Olmsted Brothers landscape…

Jim Darling Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Local and State Agencies, Planning & Community Development
MFA Team Works on Local Brownfield Cleanup through Redevelopment Project with Global Reach

It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to work on a project with unprecedented local community benefits as well as a game-changing global reach. The adaptive re-use of the historic Northern State Hospital campus in Sedro Woolley,…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Planning & Community Development
Job Creation Catalyzed by Flight Test Hangar Construction

Through its environmental brownfield redevelopment expertise, MFA continues to play a key role in supporting economic development in rural communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. A recent example is MFA’s support of the Port of Moses…

Justin L. Clary, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Ports
Zidell Cleanup Illustrates Significance of Remediation

As mixed-used redevelopment forges ahead on the Zidell Yards property, NorthWest Ecosystem Services Ecologist Paul Fishman took a moment to reflect on the project’s myriad undertakings in the nine years since cleanup efforts got underway in…

James Maul, RG, LG Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Planning & Community Development, Real Estate, Sediment
Brownfield Updates

With the real estate market strengthening, there is increased interest in urban redevelopment. Many of these infill projects must address challenges from historical contamination. MFA will be participating in several upcoming conferences to…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Real Estate
MFA Planners and Analysts Support Regional Brownfield Scoping Project for Metro

Portland, OR –Following analysis and meetings with stakeholders, Metro staff, and council, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) recently submitted its report to Metro Regional Council describing its analysis of the potential economic and…

Ted Wall, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Planning & Community Development, Press Releases
MFA Presents at Brownfield Conferences

MFA will facilitate workshops on Integrated Planning for Cleanup and Redevelopment of Brownfield Properties at the Oregon Brownfield Conference in Portland and the Brownfields and Land Revitalization Conference in Spokane. These interactive…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Press Releases
MFA Scientists and Engineers Invited to Present Findings at International Remediation Conference

Scientists and engineers from Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. have been invited to present findings from their work on remediation sites at the Battelle Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds conference in Monterey, California…

James Peale, RG, LHG Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Press Releases
Washington State Brownfield Policy Recommendations

The Washington State legislature is considering a brownfield package of legislative actions (known as MTCA 3.0) to improve the ability to undertake and complete brownfield cleanup and redevelopment projects. The package contains a number of…

Jim Darling Blogs, Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental
MFA Supporting Smart Growth Policies Nationwide

MFA has been selected as part of a team of consultants, including Redevelopment Economics, to support Smart Growth America in hosting workshops with governors and high-level state officials to develop policies to support brownfield…

James Maul, RG, LG Awards, Brownfield Redevelopment, Press Releases
Workshop: Contaminated Properties – A Development Perspective

On Thursday September 22, MFA is hosting a workshop designed to provide the latest information on key stages of brownfield redevelopment. This workshop will begin with a buffet breakfast at 7:30, followed by a presentation at 8:00 on…

James Maul, RG, LG Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental, Events
Brownfields & Land Revitalization 2011 Conference

At the May Brownfields & Land Revitalization 2011 Conference in Spokane, Washington, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA) will be conducting an interactive workshop on the potential adaptive reuse of a contaminated site. Based on a real…

Jim Darling Brownfield Redevelopment, Engineering, Environmental, Events, Planning & Community Development, Press Releases
2010 Oregon Brownfields Conference & Awards Luncheon – April 6-7, 2010

The 2010 Oregon Brownfields Conference and Awards Luncheon will be an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity for brownfields practitioners, both novice and experienced. This two-day Conference is designed to provide attendees with…

Ada H. Banasik, PE Brownfield Redevelopment, Events, Press Releases