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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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At the same time, we need to change perceptions to make brown field land development more attrac tive.
"Bahrain is a field that is in a steady state of decline which we call a brown field, and being a brown field the best we can do is to increase production at the minimal cost," explained Mr Omidiya.
Namely they failed to address John's direct question, why ignore numerous available brown field sites whilst allowing our green belt to be eroded.
Both planes, a twin-engine Sabreliner and a single-engine Cessna 172, were inbound to Brown Field at the time of the crash, Gregor said.
They were suburban education establishment playing fields designated as Green Field and Green Space until, with a wave of the legislative wand, they become Brown Field housing land.
Apart from these "green field" projects that will start from scratch, FDC is keen on some of the "brown field" or existing power assets slated for privatization.
Like many politicians Birmingham Council quote currently available brown field land as if this was the sum total of what will become available.
"We are experimenting with different ways of using recycled building materials to construct green roofs that closely resemble the kind of habitats found on brown field sites," says Dr Bates, a research associate at the
Peel has completed "baseline studies" which will pave the way for planning applications for more than 500 acres of brown field dockland to be redeveloped.
Seattle scored that clear-cut win with two TDs and three Josh Brown field goals but their offence at least was in decent shape in last week's 33-30 overtime defeat against the Browns.
With a strong focus on the industrial market, they specialize in brown field engineering (projects involved in making changes to existing facilities) and design work for mining, forestry and power generation.