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Old, Polluted Dye Factory Becomes Eco-Industrial Park

September 2014. North Carolina Sustainability Connection Across the Southeast, manufacturing sites with industrial infrastructure capable of enormous productive potential sit unused and idol. These sites are the garbage piles that manufacturing left behind when corporations moved their operations overseas, to places with less stringent labor and environmental regulations. But Tom McKittrick, founder and President ofRead the entire article…

EPA Recognizes Rebirth of ReVenture Park

August 29, 2014. Mountain Island Monitor The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Forsite Development, developers of ReVenture Park, on Aug. 7 for its commitment to safely and sustainably reuse a property along the Catawba River that was formerly contaminated by years of industrial operations. EPA Region 4 created the “Excellence in Site Reuse” award toRead the entire article…

Video and Slideshow of ReVenture Park's Grand Unveiling and EPA Award Ceremony

August 7, 2014. Over 200 hundred people attended the Grand Unveiling of ReVenture Park. The EPA Region 4 presented the “Excellence in Site Reuse” Award during the ceremony. NC Governor Pat McCrory, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, Clariant President and CEO Ken Golder, and EPA Region 4 Superfund Director Franklin Hill were honoredRead the entire article…

Green Industrial Park Near Mount Holly Starting to Bloom

August 11, 2014. Gaston Gazette The firm that has been working to redevelop a contaminated industrial site near Mount Holly says it now has 10 companies operating there. Those consist of start-up businesses and pilot projects that employ a total of 40 to 45 people. Officials say they are demonstrating the potential of ReVenture ParkRead the entire article…

WSOC-TV:Reventure Park Rejuvenated with Nine New Businesses Setting Up Shop

August 8, 2014. TV news coverage of Grand Unveiling event.

ReVenture Developer Says He's Ready for Another Project

August 9, 2014. Charlotte Business Journal ReVenture Park developer Tom McKittrick says the project has proved that an “eco-industrial park” can be built from distressed industrial sites. When he does his next project, and he insists there will be one, he says he will apply the lessons he learned in developing ReVenture. In a newRead the entire article…

ReVenture Park Unveiling Celebrates Green Industry Built on Brownfields Site

August 8, 2014. Charlotte Business Journal Politicians, economic developers, sustainability advocates and energy entrepreneurs and regulators were among the 170 speakers and guests who showed up Thursday for the official unveiling of the ReVenture Park in Mount Holly. PHOTOS And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was on hand to give park developer Tom McKittrick anRead the entire article…

Forsite Development, Inc. Receives EPA Region 4's "Excellence in Site Reuse" Award for ReVenture Park

August 7, 2014. Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Region 4 “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to Forsite Development, Inc. for redeveloping the Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc. Superfund site in Charlotte, North Carolina, into ReVenture Park, the region’s first eco-industrial energy park. The award ceremony took place during the Grand Unveiling of ReVentureRead the entire article…

SuperGreen Solutions Celebrates ReVenture Park Grand Unveiling

SuperGreenSolutions.com Thomas Hsiao, President of SuperGreen Solutions Charlotte Region, joined Governor Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis, EPA Superfund Division Director Franklin Hill, and a number of other dignitaries to congratulate Tom McKittrick and the whole ReVenture team on their success in transforming the Mount Holly industrial brown field to a Eco industrial park. TheRead the entire article…

Mayor Clodfelter Celebrates ReVenture Park

August 7, 2014. Mayor Dan Clodfelter was joined by state and national level officials to celebrate the unveiling of ReVenture Park™ August 7. Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, and U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Officials were on hand to celebrate the transformation of a former 667 acre Superfund Site along the CatawbaRead the entire article…