Mark Schneider, project manager for BRIC, said: "The conference will cover all aspects of unlocking brownfield
land and looking at ways we can increase its viability in the Midlands region.
If the council was serious in protecting green spaces for future generations then it would undoubtedly have encouraged developers to submit plans on brownfield
sites and done everything in its power to ensure that those brownfield
sites were developed as a priority.
Caption: Funding to redevelop the longderelict Packard Automotive Plant in Detroit--a project that began last year--includes $5.2 million in brownfield
environmental cleanup, reimbursable to the development company over a period of years.
"From social cohesion to healthy housing to community service access, brownfield
redevelopment provides an amazing opportunity to shape a wide range of factors that influence public health," said James Kelly, MS, environmental surveillance and assessment manager for the Minnesota Department of Health, in a news release.
sites are concentrated in low-income communities of color.
land often has real or perceived contamination problems and which requires intervention to bring it back into productive use.
From the linguistic point of view, there is no established Czech equivalent to the term 'brownfield
' (Kuda and Smolova, 2007; Kaderabkova and Piecha, 2009).
And research suggests brownfield
sites are not just good for people but provide "habitat mosaics" for wildlife.
arise in locations that previously had been considered brownfield
staff includes nine full time farm broadcasters, each Broadcast Council members of NAFB.
Incentive Grant is the first in a series of new programs for brownfields
, and each will help land owners and developers cleanup contaminated properties and bring them back into productive use."