MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Nominate your project or a key project partner for the 2019 West Virginia Brownfield Awards! The West Virginia Brownfield Awards recognize the hard work and great achievements in brownfields redevelopment from across the state. These awards, given in six categories, recognize individuals and communities who have made major contributions to the redevelopment of brownfields in West Virginia. Nominations for the 2018 WV Brownfields Awards will be open from May 7 – June 22, 2019.
Six Category Awards
The West Virginia Brownfield Award in Economic Development recognizes a project or community partner that has demonstrated excellence in economic development on one or more brownfield site.
Community Engagement Award
The West Virginia Brownfield Award in Community Engagement recognizes a partner or community who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to community engagement, working closely with communities to identify and implement redevelopment priorities.
Environmental Impact Award
The Environmental Impact Award recognizes a project, organization, or community that has made a significant impact on the cleanup of environmental hazards through a single or multiple projects.
The Local Leadership Award recognizes a neighborhood, city, or county leader with a strong commitment to brownfield redevelopment.
The Redevelopment Partner Award recognizes an individual, organization, agency, or other institution that has demonstrated a strong commitment to brownfield redevelopment and worked closely with the BACs to facilitate brownfield redevelopment across the state.
The Brownfields Visionary Award recognizes an exemplary individual or organization that has shown innovation and vision in the redevelopment of brownfields with major statewide impact. The Brownfields Visionary Award is not given annually but in years when an especially exemplary individual or organization arises.
CONTACT: Patrick Kirby, director, Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at West Virginia UniversityPatrick.Kirby@mail.wvu.edu; 304.293.6984