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  • n. Plural form of brownfield.


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  • It turns out, however, that the substance was designed not for consumers but rather primarily for industrial applications, for instance, to suck up leftover waste chemicals in brownfields and absorb oil spills about to wipe out an entire ecosystem.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Beyond climate change, my budget also makes major environmental investments in brownfields remediation, protecting the integrity of our national parks and extending the Great Lakes Action Plan.

    Budget 2005

  • A revision of the law in 2002 expanded the definition of brownfields to include places such as "meth labs" where illegal drugs are made and distributed.

    The Seattle Times

  • New Broad Street has had experience in converting "brownfields" -- abandoned or underused industrial sites -- into residential and commercial properties. - News

  • Seattle has become a hotbed for cleaning up abandoned—and often contaminated—industrial sites known as brownfields and redeveloping them for office buildings, shopping centers and other uses.

    Brownfields Bloom in Seattle

  • But one of the things that has retarded the comeback of many areas in our cities are so-called brownfields, areas that have been subject to some measure of environmental pollution and areas, therefore, that can't get new investment and new support and can't even very often get permits to do what people want to do unless the cleanup is done.

    Remarks In Discussion On New Markets

  • As I have earlier proposed, the bill would encourage the cleanup of polluted urban and rural areas, known as brownfields, by allowing a current deduction for certain costs incurred by businesses to remediate environmentally contaminated land in certain areas.

    President Statement On Taxpayer Relief Act

  • It will also provide tax cuts to businesses that clean up urban toxic waste sites known as brownfields, and convert these sites to productive use.

    President Remarks On Congressional Tax Plan

  • A roundup of contaminated sites, called brownfields, and cleanup efforts was presented at a conference last week in Hastings. rss feed

  • Revitalizing these once productive properties, known as brownfields, helps communities by removing blight, satisfying the growing demand for land, and enabling economic development.

    Automotive Headlines


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