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2013-09-26 23:38:56

The site will assist in the redevelopment of Brownfields. Franklin, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield redevelopment efforts, Kansas State University and CABEM Technologies have unveiled an education portal, “TAB” (Technical Assistance to Brownfields). The site, designed and developed by K-State and CABEM Technologies is powered by CABEM’s Livia Framework. The TAB portal provides assistance to communities and other...

Long Delays In Cleaning Up Contaminated Groundwater
2012-11-09 10:38:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new report from the National Research Council revealed that at least 126,000 sites across the U.S. have contaminated groundwater that requires remediation. Approximately 10 percent of those sites are considered "complex," which means that restoration efforts will likely be unsuccessful for 50 to 100 years due to technical limitations. The estimated cleanup cost ranges from $110 billion to $127 billion, however, the report states...


Latest Brownfield land Reference Libraries

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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