Brownfields redevelopment

Meeting the challenges of community participation (Working paper)
  • 106 Pages
  • 4.45 MB
  • English
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security
Brownfields, Citizen participation, City planning, Community development, Hazardous waste site remedi
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12218884M
ISBN 101893790029
ISBN 139781893790025

About half of the book is a listing of state by state regulations related to brownfield development, making the book much longer, but adding little to its value for individual users, who are likely to work mainly in a single state.

Thus, about half of the book is of very limited use to the average reader.

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8 people found this helpfulCited by: Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property, Third Edition By Todd S Davis and Scott A Sherman Crossing over many professional disciplines, this book provides the detailed background necessary to make informed decisions in implementing effective redevelopment strategies.

Drawing on the author's extensive research, this book examines the role that brownfields redevelopment is playing and can play in our quest for sustainability, focusing primarily on efforts in. The book gives a detailed overview of the entire process for redeveloping brownfields, and detailed procedural information covering every state where a project may be located.

From my perspective, the book provides an invaluable guide for anyone looking to undertake a brownfield project.5/5(1). Summary Cleaning up and redeveloping environmentally contaminated real estate, also knows as brownfields, can be extremely lucrative.

This book is a comprehensive guide to the issues surrounding brownfields initiatives. Brownfields Redevelopment. Brownfields Redevelopment: Brownfields redevelopment book Guidebook for Local Governments and Communities.

to encourage brownfield redevelopment. Redevelopment is seldom easy or risk-free. But if done right, redevelopment can bring special rewards: peace of mind, income, and a cleaner environment.


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In addition to providing benefits to sur-rounding communities, property owners thatFile Size: KB. Brownfields and Beyond: Minnesota Redevelopment Conference Save the Date. October 29 - 30, The Brownfields and Beyond Conference has been rescheduled to Octoberat the same great location – Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MN.

EPA's Brownfields Program is designed to empower states, communities, and other stakeholders in economic redevelopment to work together in a timely manner to prevent, assess, safely clean up, and sustainably reuse brownfields. The Brownfields site provides information about brownfields sites and cleanup and reuse challenges and liabilities.

It will showcase activities and accomplishments and provide info on funding opportunities and collaboration in brownfields redevelopment. Brownfield Redevelopment Katie Maurer. What is a brownfield. A brownfield is an abandoned, idled, or underused industrial or commercial facility in which redevelopment is burdened by real or potential environmental contamination.* Typical businesses that leave behind such contaminated sites include.

Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition - Kindle edition by Alter, Benjamin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites.

Issues explored include the success of. The Creating Community-Based Brownfields Redevelopment Strategies Resource List contains books, articles, and government document citations. The list is part of a continuous process and may be considered a literature review as well as a resource list for the project.

Brownfields Resource List (pdf). Brownfields Redevelopment Act. The primary goals of the Brownfield Redevelopment Act are to reduce public health and environmental hazards on existing commercial and industrial sites that are abandoned or underused due to these hazards; create financial and regulatory incentives to encourage voluntary cleanup and redevelopment of sites; derive cleanup target levels and a process for.

Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Act – Annual Report July through June 7 BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESS STORIES. The effectiveness of the Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Program (Program) is demonstrated through the cleanup and reuse of previously underused properties. The following projects benefitted from the Program.

Location:File Size: 3MB. The City of Houston Brownfields Redevelopment Program was awarded Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in and This grant funding allows the City of Houston to assist with redevelopment projects by conducting environmental site assessments, as well as providing assistance with.

This map is a tool to assist you with locating Brownfields Projects as documented in the N.C. DEQ Division of Waste Management Brownfields Program database. An online documents folder for each project may be accessed by selecting the desired property and the link provided. The Program is authorized by the state Brownfields Property Reuse : () SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

'The brownfield redevelopment challenge', in Economic revitalization: cases and strategies for city and suburb, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. viewed 26 Aprildoi: /n4. The National Brownfields Training Conference is the largest event in the nation focused on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment.

Held every two years, the National Brownfields Conference attracts nearly 3, stakeholders in brownfields redevelopment and cleanup to share knowledge about sustainable reuse and celebrate the EPA. This is followed by a review of some of the evidence on the contribution of brownfield redevelopment to sustainability and case studies of projects that incorporate sustainability features into their redevelopment.

The chapter ends with an overview of recent books that delve into the brownfields and sustainability issue in greater by: 8. BRS, s local government entities such as municipalities, redevelopment authorities, counties, and other local level governmental agencies that often struggle with funding and staffing of redevelopment and resiliency projects.

We provide a unique suite of grant writing, grant management, and project implementation services to support. A brownfield is a property where reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.

Brownfields redevelopment provides significant opportunities for environmental and economic improvements. Learn how local governments can successfully clean up and sustainably reuse brownfields. For other uses, see |Brownfield (disambiguat World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

My Account |. Drawing on the author's extensive research, this book examines the role that brownfields redevelopment is playing and can play in our quest for sustainability, focusing primarily on efforts in the US and Canada to build better places for urban dwellers to live, work, and play.

Financing Brownfields Redevelopment Projects - A Guide for Developers rhis guide is intended for developers and property owners devising strategies for financing development projects on aban- doned or underutilized properties, known as "brownfields.".

Uniting two chief economic drivers in the state, the Oregon Brownfields & Infrastructure Summit brings together those working to make contaminated properties economically viable for reuse and demonstrate the interconnectedness of basic infrastructure with community and economic development.

She worked with DEQ to convince a bank to fund the project, but it took a lot of work – and, she thinks, remains a barrier for other potential brownfield redevelopment. Altogether, she borrowed about $, to revitalize the site, of a total cost of $ million. Nearly every community has abandoned commercial or industrial properties that may or may not be contaminated with some type of hazardous substance or pollutant.

Many local governments have undertaken efforts to clean up these sites and prepare them for redevelopment and reuse. In addition to cosponsoring and managing the annual National Brownfields Conference, ICMA Results Networks. He is a contributing author to Turning Brownfields Into Greenbacks (), a book published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) highlighting successful brownfields redevelopment strategies.

Davis authored a chapter on brownfields redevelopment in multiple editions of Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions (4th Ed. Brownfield projects come to the DBRA from DEGC Business Development office working with existing and potential businesses.

Brownfield projects result from business development office at DEGC through marketing of particular sites in Detroit. REMEDIATE AND REDEVELOP DETROIT Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority   While case studies of brownfield redevelopment typically focus on large mega-projects, it is the small sites throughout the urban landscape that often frustrate local communities the most.

The Tabor Commons site in Portland, Oregon, is a small ft 2 ( m 2) property that includes a one-storey structure ( ft 2) (90 m 2) and a tool shed located in a quiet residential neighborhood.Brownfields redevelopment. Success stories.

Green and sustainable cleanups. WI Plant Recovery Initiative (WPRI) Green Team assistance. Audience-specific resources. Local governments.

Private parties. Environmental professionals. NR Semi-Annual Site Progress Report [PDF] Grants, loans and tax credits. Wisconsin Assessment Monies (WAM).