Author: Mendes, Randi

UConn TAB at Region 1 Brownfields Summit

If you are attending the Brownfields Summit on May 18th – May 19th be sure to stop by and attend our session.

Session 1

Date: May 18th
4:30 PM – 5:45 PM 
Concurrent Session 3B
Topic: Community Engagement & Environmental Justice


4:30 PM – 4:55 PM Unraveling Environmental Justice in New England
Nefeli Bompoti, UConn TAB
4:55 PM – 5:20 PM  Brownfields Are for Everyone
Rupal Parekh & Randi Mendes, UConn TAB
5:20 PM – 5:45 PM
Community Perspectives on Community Engagement in New London, CT
Tom Bombria, City of New London & Kathleen Barrett, Freedom Trail Neighborhood Association Moderator: Charles Springer, TRC

Session 2

Date: May 19th
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM 
Concurrent Session 5B
Topic: You Can Bank On It!

Speakers: Wayne Bugden, Eastern Connecticut Land Bank; Rick Dunne, Connecticut Brownfields Land Bank
Moderator: Marisa Chrysochoou, UConn TAB


UConn TAB Summer & Fall 2022 Municipal Assistance Program

UConn TAB is currently accepting applications for the Summer and Fall 2022 Municipal Assistance Program (MAP). The MAP is open to all New England communities at no cost to the applicant. 

Summer RFP

  • Dates: May 15th – July 15th
  • Services Provided:  Technical Support on Brownfields Redevelopment including brownfields inventories, summaries of environmental records, site reuse assessments, sampling plans, and community engagement materials
  • Applications deadline: April 15th
  • Application Link:

Fall RFP

The proposals will be supported through the University of Connecticut summer interns and Fall 2022 UConn Brownfield Redevelopment course.  If you have any questions before applying, please reach out to us at

UCONN TAB Spring Webinar Series

UConn TAB would like to bring your attention to our upcoming webinars. All webinars will be held on the respective dates below from 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Registration for future webinars will become live as dates approach!

Topic: Brownfield Inventories: A Practical Guide on How to Develop One Register:
Topic: Effective Community Engagement Register:
Topic: Land Use and Brownfields
Topic: Planning and Funding Site Investigations(6/8)
Topic: Public Health and Risk Communication for Brownfield Sites (6/29)

UConn TAB Webinar & RFP

The webinar will provide an overview of the UConn TAB’s Technical Assistance program for activities supported in Spring 2022. UConn TAB is offering to provide assistance to New England municipalities at no cost for the Spring semester of 2022. The proposals will be supported through the University of Connecticut course Brownfield Redevelopment, which trains UConn students on all aspects of brownfields investigation, cleanup, and redevelopment. 

This webinar will outline examples of projects supported and details for submission. Register Here!

Apply here for the RFP support.