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brownfield

An abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial property, the reuse or redevelopment of which is complicated by real or perceived contamination. Brownfield sites have received US EPA funding for redevelopment.
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To communities, however, brown fields represent much more.
Why not also create a nice mega-car park and a new rail station on the brown fields by the Ely roundabout - there are two lines (city and main) going past at this point - run a rail shuttle from the new station, every 10 minutes.
I wonder what the poets who have praised Britain's green landscape in verse would have made of a rural scene in June that featured numerous brown fields - devoid of life.
Hutchinson's experience includes the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, where he was involved in transportation corridor planning, freight planning and brown fields analysis.