Turning brownfields into green
- New legislation offers tax incentive for Brownfields cleanup. Shanoff, Barry S. // World Wastes;Apr97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the government's efforts to encourage the redevelopment of polluted land. Offering buyers of contaminated property protection from remediation liability in exchange for cleanup and purposeful reuse of the sites; Reduction of cleanup requirements.
- Brownfields voluntary cleanup programs. Anspach, Kenneth; Butman, David // Adhesives & Sealants Industry;Feb98, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p24
Gives information on problems which developed as a result of strict environmental laws at industrial facilities known as `brownfields'. Details on potential benefits and pitfalls for the adhesives and sealant industry; Detailed information on cleanup programs; Information on federal funding for...
- State brownfields initiatives continue to bloom. Ensign, David // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Spring98, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the efforts of environmental protection agencies in the United States to redevelop contaminated abandoned sites, called brownfields. Number of states that implemented brownfields programs; Advantages of these brownfields over undeveloped suburban or rural greenfields; Reference to...
- Brownfields law eases sale of property. Adler, Jane // Crain's Small Business -- Chicago Edition;Sep96, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p25
Focuses on the brownfields law which took effect from July 1, 1996 making provisions for owners of polluted industrial sites to sell their property in Illinois. How small companies can purchase spoiled reclaimable properties; Information on the basis of the clean-up rules under the law;...
- Brownfield redevelopment as a smart growth option in the United States. Greenberg, Michael; Lowrie, Karen; Mayer, Henry; Miller, K. Tyler; Solitare, Laura // Environmentalist;Jun2001, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p129
Focuses on the use of brownfields redevelopment as a growth option in the United States. Use of brownfields redevelopment for environmental protection; Need to conduct research on costs of brownfield redevelopment and public preferences for housing type.
- Brownfields site assessment funds available. Fessenden, Jim // Inside Tucson Business;08/10/98, Vol. 8 Issue 20, p8
Focuses on the offering of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment funds for the Brownfields Pilot Project in Arizona. Value of the total funds; Comments of public officials on selecting recipients of the fund.
- Brownfields green. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/14/96, Vol. 237 Issue 16, p44
Reports on the US Environmental Protection Agency's funding plans for 16 brownfield redevelopment projects in 12 states. Grants for each project; Availability of a directory listing of brownfield consultants.
- Lots of trouble. Arrandale, Tom // Governing;Jul97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p20
States that old industrial sites in the United States are not as polluted as some persons think. Reference to a brownfield in Chicago, Illinois; How the perception of the public is affecting the recycling of brownfield tracts; Cleanup campaigns launched by some states; Information on the...
- We owe it to cities to revive `brownfields'. Helmke, Paul // Indianapolis Business Journal;08/25/97, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p6A
Opinion. Focuses on efforts to revitalize brownfields in Indiana and the rest of the United States. Examples of some brownfield redevelopment projects; Components of a national brownfield program being proposed by the US Conference of Mayors; Benefits of the revitalization of urban properties.