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Brownfield

1. Unused land previously utilized for industrial or other commercial purposes, especially land that is polluted or otherwise contaminated. Municipalities and private businesses sometimes attempt to clean up brownfields and/or find new uses for them.

2. More generally, land no longer in use. The term in this sense is most common the United Kingdom and Australia.
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Both the abovestated companies got the status of brown field investment.
The plan was modified slightly to water down any references to "brown field sites first" to the extent that developers can immediately start development of green belt sites.
Category B is brown Field investment, is defined as revival of an existing assembly and manufacturing facilities.
Our Combined Authori ties and LEPs - the North East and the Tees Valley - could pave the way for the proposed elected mayors to quicken the pace of delivery of new homes by improving the land sup ply in the North East, by making them "shovel ready" through reme diation and by including both brown field and green field land.
To build on without destroying green or brown field sites.
Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza said the technology could be ideal for Bahrain's brown field, which is in a state of decline.
He quite rightly identified the vast tracts of brown field sites laying fallow while developers are given the opportunity to build on our green spaces.
about two miles (three kilometers) northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor.
It is Cardiff Plaid's policy to protect our green fields by building on brown field sites and spreading the development across the region.
This allows the Mayor to claim that substantial numbers of new houses built on playing fields are Brown Field development.
So the Maze will remain a brown field site for as long as the inability to agree continues at Stormont.