The National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals announced today that a two-day workshop is coming to Laramie.

The event will give local governments and economic developers access to experts, practitioners, NGOs, and others from around Wyoming and the United States working on the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields. A brownfield is a property of any size whose redevelopment is complicated by contamination or potential contamination.

The workshop will provide useful information and contacts to those who are interested in learning about brownfields as well as those who are experts in the field. It will also be a rare opportunity for Wyoming’s brownfield community to come together, share ideas and challenges, and learn from practitioners. Topics for the forum include sharing what assessment, clean-up and economic development resources are available, case studies and liability issues.

The Wyoming Brownfields Redevelopment Workshop will take place during the afternoon on Tuesday, April 24th and the morning of Wednesday, April 25th at the Hilton Garden Inn. The workshop costs just $25 and includes some meals. The event is hosted by the Brownfields Communities Network, a national network of local communities working to demonstrate how the cleanup and reuse of contaminated property can be an effective tool for community revitalization.

Registration information is available at www.nalgep.org.