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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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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.
Bahrain is a field that is in a steady state of decline which we call a brown field, and being a brown field the best we can do is to increase production at the minimal cost," explained Mr Omidiya.
The goal of the Project is to provide the framework needed to guide future airport development at Montgomery Field (MYF) and Brown Field (SDM) airports that will satisfy aviation demand in a cost effective manner, while considering potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts.
Namely they failed to address John's direct question, why ignore numerous available brown field sites whilst allowing our green belt to be eroded.
Both planes, a twin-engine Sabreliner and a single-engine Cessna 172, were inbound to Brown Field at the time of the crash, Gregor said.
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.
He brings 13 years of unique skills and experience combining green and brown field resource project development, business development as well as financial and operational involvement across mineral commodities and challenging jurisdictions in Africa and Eastern Europe.
This is a significant step to creating a favorable climate and providing conditions for realization of the brown field investments, which will be useful to both foreign and domestic businessmen, he said.
The contract covers Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) and Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) activities for brown field projects designed to deliver asset integrity, growth and development projects.
Like many politicians Birmingham Council quote currently available brown field land as if this was the sum total of what will become available.