revolving loan funds provide funding for loans and grants to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield
This can happen whether the redevelopment costs are high or low, because the market traps brownfields
in an information vacuum.
Any site that has been altered by human activity can be considered brownfield
are vacant or underutilized properties that remain undeveloped because of complications caused by environmental contamination.
2005) used pairwise comparisons of hypothetical brownfields
with different policy mixes to explore the differences between those developers with experience in brownfields
and those with none to determine which policies are attractive as incentives to promote redevelopment.
Murray, along with a number of local and state officials, marked the 10-year anniversary of the state's brownfields
legislation yesterday morning by reviewing environmental and economic successes of the past decade and rededicating themselves to the revitalization of contaminated sites across the state.
Michigan has one of the leading state brownfield
program, including its work with local health departments and the opportunities to link these collaborations with U.
are sites where expansion, redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant.
Even in these relatively early days, brownfields
remediation and reuse is almost universally viewed as a done deal--a major environmental success story.
Kaiser remarked that although the word "demolition" does not appear in the federal 2002 Brownfields
Act, demolition is "considered to be an intrinsic part of and inseparable from clean-up" in the brownfields
or lands occupied in or around existing mines stand a better chance of revealing new economic deposits, since there are already proven quality ore reserves in the vicinity, says Laurentian University's Mineral Exploration Research Centre director Harold Gibson.