development of brownfields
by increasing the risks associated with
The city last week unveiled a program to provide cash incentives that will encourage the cleanup of brownfields
remaining from Worcester's industrial past is held as a critical strategy for the future of this city in central Massachusetts.
In today's tight economy, reclaiming brownfields
for new development makes good environmental and fiscal sense.
And if the state's brownfields
redevelopment environmentalists and enthusiasts have their way, soon the country will also celebrate brownfields
redevelopment in the month of November.
to greenfields should be our focus on revitalizing the legacy of old industrial properties.
EPA's Office of Brownfields
and Land Revitalization, where she leads activities to link brownfields
cleanup, redevelopment, and long-term stewardship with improving public health and the environment.
Communities in 43 states, plus Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, were awarded more than $74 million in brownfields
grants by the U.
The majority of successful brownfield
projects have resulted from local governments partnering with the private sector to better the communities at large, said Catherine Finneran, brownfields
coordinator for Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
3017, the Brownfields
Enhancement, Economic, Redevelopment and Reauthorization of 2017.
The Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Brownfields
have released an assessment tool to help planners, public health workers and developers revitalize more than 10,000 former industrial and commercial sites in the state that are a blight on communities and a public health concern.
Program , which supports the cleanup and reuse of contaminated sites.