Workshops and Events

Brownfield Resources Information Session - Thursday, August 28, 2014.

DEED's Office of Brownfields and Redevelopment and the Metropolitan Council will hold an information session Thursday, August 28, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Drive in Maplewood, for anyone interested in learning about state and federal programs that assist with the cost of cleaning up contaminated land. 

Low-interest loans and more than $8 million in grants will be available to investigate or cleanup contaminated sites associated with real estate development and redevelopment. State and federal funds are available for sites with:

  • Petroleum contamination
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Soil contamination
  • Asbestos and hazardous materials

Agency representatives will discuss programs and funds available from:

  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
  • Metropolitan Council
  • Hennepin County
  • Ramsey County

No advanced registration is required. No fee to attend. Parking is free. 

For More Information

See the Metropolitan Council's Information Session on Brownfield Resources, August 28 webpage for complete information.


  • DEED's Office of Brownfields and Redevelopment: 651-259-7449
  • Metropolitan Council: 651-602-1054