Lecture 9

Lecture 9 - Lecture9:Brownfields BrownfieldDefinition:

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Brownfield Definition: "Abandoned, idled, or underused industrial or commercial facilities where  expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental  contamination" Brownfields 1. What are they? 2. What problems do they contain 3. how are they created? 4. What is necessary for their remediation 1. What are They Abandoned, contaminated industrial sites usually within an urban area Created century ago and still created today. Industrialization brought concentration of new waste materials Highly purified Limited knowledge of toxicology Casual attitude to disposal Industrial process by-products Coal Tar, Toronto Hamilton Steel Plant Sydney Tar Ponds Land fill (garbage) Toxic waste cadmium, chemicals Resource extraction: quarry dredging Transportation: Abandoned railways; gas station 2. What are problems with Brownfield Sites? - contamination
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2011 for the course STV 100 taught by Professor Campbell during the Fall '08 term at Waterloo.

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