The Brownfields Partnership
The Brownfields Partnership, created in 1997, is bringing together local, state, regional and federal agencies with private sector, non-profit and community organizations to improve the quality of life for residents of Southeast Florida's historic urban core.
actual or perceived environmental contamination in urban infill sites - along with the
risks and costs associated with addressing it - is a significant barrier to redevelopment
in the Eastward Ho! corridor, the Partnership is targeting the remediation and sustainable
reuse of contaminated and abandoned or underused sites as part of the larger Eastward Ho!
effort. The Eastward Ho! initiative seeks to revitalize and improve the quality of life in
Southeast Florida's historic, urban areas in an effort to lessen development pressure and
urban sprawl in sensitive lands to the west which are needed in order to restore the
Everglades ecosystem and ensure future regional water supplies. The
Partnership was designated a National Brownfields Showcase Community on
March 17, 1998.
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|This page prepared by the South Florida Regional Planning Council.|