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dc.contributor.author Martin, Sabine
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-25T16:22:36Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-25T16:22:36Z
dc.date.issued 2009-02-25T16:22:36Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1266
dc.description.abstract As per EPA definition, brownfield sites are "real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant." It is estimated that there are up to 1 million of sites in the U.S. that fit this definition. Bringing brownfield sites back into beneficial use and at the same time reducing the utilization of greenfields for new construction, is the goal of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) brownfields program. Since 1997, the Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University is receiving grant funding from the EPA through the TAB (Technical Assistance to Brownfields communities) program to assist communities with revitalization issues associated with their respective brownfields sites. This presentation will focus on the impacts of brownfields on communities, the importance of sustainable revitalization of these sites, and how the TAB program at KSU assists communities in doing so. en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Brownfield sites en
dc.subject Center for Hazardous Substance Research en
dc.subject Sustainability en
dc.title Brownfields en
dc.type Conference paper en
dc.date.published 2009 en
dc.description.conference 2009 Sustainability Conference, Leading Kansas in Sustainability, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, January 23, 2009 en
dc.contributor.authoreid smartin1 en

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