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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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Revitalizing brownfields will make communities in Duluth safer and healthier, as well as create jobs, proponents of the Brownfield Health Indicator Tool said.
The program is widely popular with people who live near brownfield sites, as well as with city politicians and the private sector, which profits from the business of cleanup and redevelopment.
Further on, we will analyze the spatial distribution of brownfield localities, considering especially their traditional industrial function and its influence both on the formation of the municipal structure of both cities and on the concentration and localization of the brownfields themselves.
And research suggests brownfield sites are not just good for people but provide "habitat mosaics" for wildlife.
Brownfield development can be economically practical only if the
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Deputy Mayor for Operations Stephen Goldsmith launched the Office of Environmental Remediation's Brownfield Incentive Grant (BIG) Program in a speech at the New York City Brownfield Partnership's annual Big Apple Brownfield Award Ceremony held at the New York University Law School.
Issues for consideration in brownfield redevelopment are documented in the literature.
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And if the state's brownfields redevelopment environmentalists and enthusiasts have their way, soon the country will also celebrate brownfields redevelopment in the month of November.