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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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On the other hand, Jenney's space is sometimes as empty as a Barnett Newman field painting (Jenney often paints green and brown fields, as though in mockery of Newman's famous abstract red field), with the object a kind of realist zip trivialized by the expanse of space.
Since there is some confusion, and even trepidation, about this area, I thought it useful to discuss what brown fields mean to environmental health.
The program offers real estate developers, municipalities and States a multi-faceted program that will spur growth of development of real estate classified as brown fields.
The BOAs are areas that have a concentration of brown fields and will receive priority state funding.