Brownfield


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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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The Brownfield Redevelopment: Midlands 2019 Conference will take place tomorrow with the Brownfield Research and Innovation Centre.
A brownfield is a property for which the expansion, redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant.
I have two very simple questions that require two very simple, factual answers: How many brownfield sites has Kirklees Council identified in the analysis that it has been required to conduct since 2017?
Additionally, the EPA will be required to consider the potential for renewable energy production when ranking applications for brownfield grants to incentivize green energy projects.
Revitalizing brownfields will make communities in Duluth safer and healthier, as well as create jobs, proponents of the Brownfield Health Indicator Tool said.
EPA's brownfield program was developed in the mid-1990s to provide incentives for states and companies to voluntarily clean up toxic spills and vacant industrial sites.
The problems of brownfield evolution and regeneration are generally of a multifactor character.
brownfield land is the result of economic factors that discourage
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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.