Cleanup success stories
The site of a planned addition to a nursing home on the Minnesota River bluffs, needed contaminated soil removed. The addition gave residents of the new building a great view of the river below, and the new building adds to the county tax base.
Highly contaminated soil removed from this site is no longer a source for groundwater contamination. The 75-unit student apartment building built on the site adds to downtown economy.
Land next to the Guthrie Theater near downtown Minneapolis was cleaned up and is being redeveloped as a parking ramp for the Guthrie and the new headquarters of the American Academy of Neurology.
Investigating this site made renovation possible while protecting human health. The renovated building houses two businesses and increased the taxable value of the land by $400,000.
Investigating this site and having a contingency plan made redevelopment possible. The new building and businesses increased the taxable value of the land and provide new jobs.
Fixing a hazardous dump site results in a gold level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building. This project also created about 50 new jobs.
Redevelopment into apartments puts a former industrial property in Minneapolis' Uptown neighborhood back into productive use.
A blighted property was cleaned up and became the site of a vibrant, new children’s hospital in an older urban neighborhood.