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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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There are two reasons why brown field habitats are interesting and important: firstly they provide a wide diversity of habitat - from fly-tipped sand to the remnants of a bonfire someone has had on a piece of land - that evolve into micro-habitats for different types of plant and insect.
Yet despite the housing shortage that we are told is driving 13 families out of Newcastle every week in search of a new home, many brown field sites stand empty.
We are always looking at ways in which we can use our expertise to transform derelict brown field sites into new living opportunities -that's what gives me the buzz to do this job.
Perhaps he should ask Coun Gary Ridley why he is pushing for houses to be built on green belt when a large brown field site, Paragon Park, Coventry, ideal for an eco-village is not going to be developed to its full capacity.
I am a resident of Scissett and I must strongly suggest to the planning officers who support the plan to build 92 "affordable" homes in this lovely rural community that if they want "affordable" then they should look at brown field sites closer to the town centre.
To Rick Parry and the city council,I say: Find a brown field site that does not disrupt the lives of the residents of the city.
St Modwen, which owns a shopping centre in Mold and other developments around the region, specialises in regenerating brown field sites.
DAMG Worldwide, through its Infrastructure Group, is the financier of the $1 billion San Diego Air Commerce Center at Brown Field (&uot;SANDACC&uot;), a state-of-the-art commerce center and the largest air cargo privatization project in North America.
The 14 to 19-year-olds came up with a plan to transform Coventry's former industrialised brown field sites in to urban farms.
Castle Hill is not some kind of backwater brown field building site but the symbol of the proud town of Huddersfield.
McLean's Marybone scheme has brought brown field land,previously open car parking space, back into use as student and office accommodation.
Greenfield sites in this town are being ripped up for housing when brown field sites, not suited for industrial developments such as Roften, are being left for the latest madcap scheme to use public money.