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Brownfields Redevelopment and the Quest for Sustainability (Current Research in Urban and Regional Studies)

by Christopher De Sousa

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Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7312975M
ISBN 100080453589
ISBN 109780080453583
OCLC/WorldCa219964960

Toward sustainable brownfield redevelopment using life-cycle thinking Article in Sustainability 8(10) · October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Welcome to Discover Palm Beach County. To drive a continuous improvement culture of excellence that achieves a measurably high level of public satisfaction.

The EPA defines sustainable development as redevelopment and growth that are maintained over the long-term and occur within the limits of the environment so that the current needs of the citizens are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Brownfields and Brownfield Redevelopment What is a brownfield? Canada’s National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) defines brownfields as “abandoned, vacant, derelict or underutilized commercial and industrial properties where past actions have resulted in actual or perceived contamination and where.

Brownfield redevelopment allows our community to reclaim and improve its lands, making previously developed property viable for new development. The City of Cincinnati is committed to taking a proactive approach in the redevelopment and revitalization of Cincinnati's brownfield properties. The recent growth of urban brownfield redevelopment and green-field protection initiatives is a positive indicator of the redirected priorities of the public and private sectors to restore and.


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Examines the role that brownfields redevelopment is playing and can play in our quest for sustainability, focusing on efforts in the US and Canada. This book looks at how brownfields are used as spaces for developing an array of residential, recreational, and employment-oriented projects that have breathed new life into the urban environment.

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and Canada to build better places for urban dwellers to live, work, and play. Brownfields Publications about Funding, Sustainability, Stewardship and More The publications listed in the table below address a wide range of topics including funding, environmental justice, sustainability, finance, long-term stewardship, all appropriate inquiries, urban agriculture, cleanup, and public health.

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Its flagship report calls upon the United States to. Brownfields and Sustainability. This brochure discusses Brownfields' sustainable revitalization and how it returns abandoned or underutilized properties to productive use, cleans up the environment, creates jobs, and strengthens the social fabric of communities.

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A GUIDEBOOK FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND COMMUNITIES. redevelopment. In, Brownfields. Brownfields Program The City of Tallahassee continues to have one of the most successful brownfields programs in the state of Florida and the southeastern United States. Sincethe City of Tallahassee has received $2 million in federal Brownfields grant funding.

However, redevelopment has become more common in the first decade of the 21st century, as developable land has become less available in highly populated areas, and brownfields contribute to environmental stigma which can delay redevelopment. Also, the methods of studying contaminated land have become more sophisticated and costly.

The purpose of Creating Community-Based Brownfield Redevelopment Strategies is twofold: first, it is designed to help community-based organizations (CBOs) recognize that brownfields are opportunities for neighborhood revitalization, and, second, it provides critical information to help local CBOs participate more effectively in the complicated process of brownfield cleanup and redevelopment.

First designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) inthe polluted tracts of land known as “brownfields” resulted from Greater Philadelphia’s industrial heritage.

For more than a century, manufacturers generated vast amounts of waste and runoff. After industry declined between the s and the s, acres of abandoned structures and soiled land remained.

Brownfields Redevelopment. Brownfields are abandoned or underused industrial and commercial facilities whose redevelopment of such a facility may be complicated by real or perceived environmental contaminations.

Brownfields Area Designation Process in Orange County. Florida Brownfield Geoviewer.Brownfields Redevelopment: Is the risk worth the reward? Brownfields Redevelopment- How does the process start and what does it entail? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a brownfield is a property, expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of land that may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.Business incentives for brownfields redevelopment also exist in the form of Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities (BRAs), which are created in municipalities with the purpose of assisting in the implementation of plans to create Brownfield Redevelopment Zones and .