discussion on brownfields
redevelopment practice, see TODD S.
By awarding grants to those committed to cleaning up and developing brownfield
sites, we can start revitalizations that may not otherwise have occurred, and that will bring real benefits to local neighborhoods.
Creating green spaces out of brownfields
can complement other types of redevelopment, such as the more typical commercial or industrial, on nearby properties (De Sousa 2006).
Zwingle, principal at SESI Consulting Engineers, Pine Brook, NJ, discusses brownfield
reclamation, and why this topic should matter to building owners and facility managers.
Act of 1998 provided financial incentives and liability relief for parties undertaking brownfields
is any real property which, due to actual or suspected environmental contamination, may le idle, unaccupied, underutilized or unused.
EPA announced 296 new Brownfields
grants totaling about $70 million, bringing total funds to $1.
6 million to provide funding for grant recipients to carry out cleanup activities at brownfields
sites they own;
based think tank that tracks brownfield
trends, said state and federal policy have made once untouchable properties into attractive business propositions for developers and local governments alike.
This bill will take the important step to reauthorize the Brownfields
program through 2022.
The tool aims to help workers involved in brownfield
redevelopment projects in decisionmaking processes, including assessing community health risks and working with stakeholders.
Even EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a forceful advocate of cutting back federal environmental protection, has voiced support of the brownfields
program, calling it "(https://www.