Request for Proposals for Environmental Engineering Services to Perform Brownfield Assessments

Request for Proposals for Environmental Engineering Services to Perform Brownfield Assessments

The Oil Region Alliance received a FY20 Brownfields Community-Wide Assessment grant from the EPA for environmental investigations and remedial planning activities. This RFP has been issued to determine the eligibility of applicants to assist in the development and management of this project. A mandatory pre-submission conference will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 2 p.m. EDT […]

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OIL REGION ALLIANCE PROMOTES REDEVELOPMENT MANAGER AND HERITAGE PROGRAM MANAGER

OIL REGION ALLIANCE PROMOTES REDEVELOPMENT MANAGER AND HERITAGE PROGRAM MANAGER

OIL CITY, PA — The Oil Region Alliance recently promoted two staff members to new roles. Selina Pedi, who began with the ORA in May 2019 as the part-time Blueprint Communities Coordinator for the Allegheny Clarion River Valley Region, will now serve as the full-time Redevelopment Manager. Jennifer Burden, who has been with the ORA […]

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OIL REGION ALLIANCE RECEIVES $300,000 FOR BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT IN ALLEGHENY-CLARION RIVER VALLEY FROM EPA

OIL REGION ALLIANCE RECEIVES $300,000 FOR BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT IN ALLEGHENY-CLARION RIVER VALLEY FROM EPA

OIL CITY, PA – The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism received a $300,000 assessment grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for brownfield redevelopment in the Allegheny-Clarion River (A-C) Valley Wednesday. The EPA defines brownfields as properties whose expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of […]

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Banner Contest Winners

Banner Contest Winners

We have our winners! Many thanks to the talented artists who entered the ACRVR Blueprint Community Poster Contest. The winners are: Maiah Kriebel of St. PetersburgKeira McVay of ParkerEvelyn Ruckdeschel of EmlentonSummer Young of Emlenton These young artists will now work together with the Blueprint team to refine their ideas into a 4-part, seasonal banner […]

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A-C River Valley Region Blueprint Community Receives Official Recertification

A-C River Valley Region Blueprint Community Receives Official Recertification

Taken from The Progress News, August 27, 2019 The A-C River Valley Region Blueprint Community has received its official recertification from FHLBank Pittsburgh!  Valid through the end of 2024, this recertification will allow the community continued access to special funding, technical assistance programs, and partnership opportunities for Blueprint towns.  A bank spokesperson acknowledged that there […]

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Selina Pedi Appointed Blueprint Community Coordinator

Selina Pedi Appointed Blueprint Community Coordinator

Taken from The Progress News, June 25, 2019 EMLENTON, Pa. – The Oil Region Alliance is pleased to welcome Selina Pedi as the newly appointed Blueprint Community Coordinator for the Allegheny-Clarion River Valley Region (ACRVR). Pedi will oversee the continued development of the Blueprint Initiative in the Allegheny-Clarion River Valley towns of Emlenton, Foxburg, and […]

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