Latest Brownfield land Stories

2009-01-13 08:00:00

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points MIAMI, Jan.

2008-11-11 09:00:21

TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, consulting, and construction management that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets, announced today that it was awarded a $3.1 million Exit Strategy contract.

2008-10-14 09:00:24

Orange County, Calif.-based developers LNR Property Corporation's Commercial Property Group and Hopkins Real Estate Group today celebrated the groundbreaking for The Boulevards at South Bay, an $850 million mixed-use retail and residential project on a former landfill site in Carson, Calif.

2008-10-08 03:00:19

By Anonymous One of Britain's largest brownfields is being lined up for an overhaul the size of Sheffield, focusing on landscape, lakes and woodland. Proposals for the 4,000-home community on 300ha of land in South Yorkshire were submitted to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council last week.

2008-10-06 03:00:19

By Anonymous West Virginia University has received a federal grant to identify mine scarred fields that may be redeveloped into alternative energy production sites, the university announced Sept. 10. A team at WVU's West Virginia Water Research Institute has received a $550,000 award from the U.S.

2008-10-05 03:00:19

By Anonymous Planners at Atisreal have concluded their work on a rnasterplan for South Yorkshire's biggest brownfield development, which is set to create a 4,ooo-home community.

2008-10-01 18:00:19

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Deborah Fries of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, +1-484-250-5808 New Development Will Bring Community Revitalization, Job Creation toChesterCounty HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2008-09-23 18:00:18

E-Wire -- The National Aeronautics & Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, has undertaken aggressive groundwater and soil remediation to treat an area of on-site petroleum hydrocarbon contamination.

2008-09-13 03:00:15

When it comes to trash, Virginia sounds like a typical overeater. It'd like to reduce, but that doesn't mean it will take the hard steps necessary to cut back. In this case, that would mean what for many Virginia lawmakers is the hardest step of all: raising more money.

Latest Brownfield land Reference Libraries

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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