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Brownfields Bibliographies
Brownfields Conference Materials
Economic Development/Redevelopment
Environmental Insurance
Environmental Justice
Financial Incentives
GIS/GPS/Mapping & Databases
Greenfields Protection
Land Use Issues Related to Brownfields
Greenspace Creation from Brownfields
Housing & Brownfields
Guides/Guidebooks/Similar Documents
Liability Incentives
Petroleum Sites & Brownfields
Rural Brownfields
Site Assessments
Waterways/Contaminated Sediments, etc.
General/Other

Brownfields Bibliographies

CCLR E-Library. California Center for Land Recycling. An electronic brownfields bibliography. http://www.cclr.org/bibliog2.html

Recommended Resources for Technical Assistance to Brownfield Communities. Oregon State University. A list of references for communities dealing with brownfields. http://tosc.oregonstate.edu/TAB/resources/index.htm#recommended

Topical Bibliography. 2000. Heinz School of Public Policy. Bibliographic list of books about the history, legal issues, planning, remediation, economics, etc. for brownfield redevelopment. http://www.ce.cmu.edu/Brownfields/topical_biblio/bibliography_index.htm

ICMA E-Library. 2001. International City/County Management Association. Over 300 links to publications on brownfields. http://www1.icma.org/main/topic.asp

Brownfield Bibliography. 2001. University of Western Florida. Listing of publications available at UWF libraries on brownfield redevelopment. http://uwf.edu/environmental/research/documents/bf_uwf_library.html

Greener Practices for Business, Site Development and Site Cleanups: A Toolkit. 2002. MN Pollution Control Agency. A bibliography and toolkit for redevelopment of brownfields. http://www.pca.state.mn.us/programs/p2-s/toolkit/resource.pdf

BRCRA Prevention Initiative: Recent Additions. 2002. US Environmental Protection Agency. Links to assorted information about brownfields. http://www.epa.gov/swerosps/rcrabf/recent.htm#revtech

Brownfields Articles and Books Bibliography. 2004. Center for Brownfields Initiatives at the University of New Orleans. Links to articles and books on brownfields and brownfield redevelopment. http://www.brownfields.com/ArticlesBooks.htm

NAR Information Central - Brownfields. 2004. National Association of Realtors. Washington, DC. Bibliographic source for information on brownfields.

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Brownfields Conference Materials

Using Triad to Tackle Brownfields. 2003. Various PowerPoint presentations from the 2003 Brownfields conference. http://www.brownfieldstsc.org/pdfs/UsingtheTriadtoTackle.pdf

Brownfields 2003: Growing a Greener American. 2003. Portland, OR. Links to presentations from the Brownfields 2003 Conference. http://www.brownfields2003.org/sessions.bytopic.aspx

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Economic Development/Redevelopment

Industrial Site Reuse, Contamination and Urban Redevelopment: Coping with the Challenges of Brownfields. 1994. Northeast-Midwest Institute. Washington, DC. Discussion of the mitigation of contaminated areas for reuse.

Brownfield Redevelopment and Urban Economies. 1995. Chicago Fed Letter. May (93) p.1. Strategies to return idle or abandoned industrial sites to productive use.

Brownfields and their redevelopment. Mary Bielen. 1996. Ohio State University. Redevelopment planning of brownfields in Ohio and the barriers to their redevelopment. http://ohioline.osu.edu/cd-fact/1527.html

Public Policies and Private Decisions Affecting the Redevelopment of Brownfields: An Analysis of Critical Factors, Relative Weights and Areal Differences. Jonathan Deason, William Sherk and Gary Carroll. 2001. George Washington University. Addresses the extent of pressure reduction on greenfields, the economic benefits of brownfield redevelopment, and the effect of federal, state and local statutes and regulation on brownfield redevelopment. http://www.gwu.edu/~eem/Brownfields

Brownfields Redevelopment. Mark S. Dennison. 1998. ABS Consulting. Programs and strategies for rehabilitating contaminated real estate. Geared toward non-profits and not toward professionals familiar with brownfields.

Cleaning Up: The context and goals of brownfield redevelopment. Sara Hinkley. 1998. University of North Carolina. A critical analysis of brownfields in the context of inner city revitalization, the context that most authors posit as the underlying purpose of brownfield redevelopment. http://www.planning.unc.edu/courses/261/hinkley/litrev.htm

The Impact of Contamination on the Canton/Southeast Baltimore Land Market. Marie Howland. 2000. Journal of the American Planning Association 66 (4) p.411. Purchasing of brownfields by the private sector for redevelopment.

Clean It and They Will Come? Defining Successful Brownfield Redevelopment. Deborah Lange and Sue Mcneil. 2004. Urban Planning & Development 130 (2) p.101. Redevelopment of former industrial sites can have a positive impact on the environment, economic development and quality of life.

Coming Clean for Economic Development: A Resource Book on Environmental Cleanup and Economic Development Opportunities. Charles Bartsch, Elizabeth Collaton and Edith Pepper. This is a comprehensive guide designed to guide community leaders and local officials in the economic, environmental and financial aspects of brownfields developments in their neighborhoods. There are also a number of case studies highlighting successful remediation projects in the US. http://www.nemw.org/cmclean.htm

Lessons from the Field: Unlocking Economic Potential With an Environmental Key. Edith M. Pepper, Northeast-Midwest Institute. This is a book review of "Lessons from the Field" but it contains summaries of brownfields redevelopment case studies in the US, ranging from former gas stations to larger industrial sites. http://www.nemw.org/lessons.htm

National Center for Eco-Industrial Development/Center for Economic Development, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California. http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/research/NCEID/Brownfields.pdf

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Environmental Insurance

Brownfields Redevelopers' Perceptions of Environmental Insurance: An Appraisal and Review of Public Policy Options. Peter B. Meyer, Kristen Yount, Kris Wernstedt. September 2002. This article assesses private developers' attitudes towards environmental insurance and the problems that brownfields redevelopment can pose for urban land markets. http://cepm.louisville.edu/PDFdocs/EnvInsDraft_Meyer&Yount&Wernstedt.pdf

Environmental Insurance for Brownfields Redevelopment: A Feasibility Study. 1998. US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The use of environmental insurance for brownfield redevelopment. http://www.huduser.org/publications/doc/envins.doc

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Environmental Justice

Towards a Legal Framework in the EU for Brownfield Redevelopment. Bernard Vanheusden. 2003. European Law Review June 178. A survey of legal approaches used in the US and EU regarding brownfield redevelopment.

Brownfields Law and Practice: The Cleanup and Redevelopment of Contaminated Land. 1998. Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. This series provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the brownfields issues by presenting information on the financial, social and legal intricacies involved in brownfield redevelopment projects.

A Selected Guide to U. S. Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law on the Web. 2000. The George Washington University Law School Jacob Burns Law Library. This URL contains selected references to environmental law, including multiple legal and administrative rulings relating to brownfield redevelopment. http://www.law.gwu.edu/burns/research/envtl

Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfield Revitalization Act. 2002. Provides small business from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, and amends such Act to promote the cleanup and reuse of brownfields, to provide financial assistance for brownfields revitalization to enhance state response programs and for other purposes. http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/sblrbra.htmf

Eco-Industrial Strategies and Environmental Justice: An Agenda for Healthy Communities, Integrating Brownfields and Eco-Industrial Development. National Center for Eco-Industrial Development/Center for Economic Development, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California. This paper merges the two fields of brownfields redevelopment and environmental justice. These fields usually operate in isolation of each other, but this article points to the links among eco-industrial development, brownfields remediation and public health. http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/research/NCEID/Brownfields.pdf

Righting the Wrong: A Model for Environmental Justice in Brownfields Redevelopment. International City/County Management Association. This article discusses a three-year pilot project in Clearwater, Florida and may be used as a model for future brownfields developments and linking them to environmental justice. http://www1.icma.org/main/ld.asp?ldid=15774&hsid=1&tpid=19

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Financial Incentives

Financing Brownfield Cleanup and Redevelopment. Charles Bartsch. 2002. Government Finance Review September (1) p.126. Ways to finance brownfield redevelopment in the US. A summary of federal, state and local sources for funding along with the barriers to reusing contaminated sites, and involvement of the public sector.

Financing Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment. Cheryl Runyon. March 2003. This article is a review of the number of financial concerns with brownfields redevelopment and the available federal funds for such projects. There are a number of federal funds that are earmarked for specific projects but can be used for brownfields development as well, such as funds from HUD and the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Many states also provide grants and tax incentives for redevelopment projects. http://www.ncsl.org/programs/environ/brownfields/slr284.htm

Approaches to Brownfield Regeneration: The Relative Value of Financial Incentives, Relaxed Mitigation Standards and Regulatory Certainty. Peter B. Meyer. July 2000. This article looks at different experiences with brownfields redevelopment in the United States and Europe. http://cepm.louisville.edu/Pubs_WPapers/PDF_Docs/brno2000.pdf

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GIS/GPS/Mapping & Databases

Putting Brownfields on the Map: Using GIS to Coordinate and Facilitate the Brownfields Redevelopment Process. Elizabeth Statsiak, International City/County Management Association. This article shows the number of ways that GIS technology can be used to support and manage brownfields redevelopment projects at the local level. Also includes a number of examples of how local governments have used GIS to facilitate brownfields redevelopment. http://www1.icma.org/main/ld.asp?ldid=15561&hsid=1&tpid=19

Land Use Planning Tools. 2004. Links to free GIS software for city redevelopment planning. http://weedeco.msu.montana.edu/scip/landuse_planning_tools.htm

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Greenfields Protection

Measuring the Public Costs and Benefits of Brownfield Versus Greenfield Development in the Greater Totonto Area. Christopher DeSousa. 2002. Environment & Planning B: Planning and Design 29 (2). Comparison of the public costs and benefits between brownfield and greenfield development along with the risks.

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Land Use Issues Related to Brownfields

Turning Brownfields Into Fairways and Greens. John Holusha. 2000. New York Times 10/29/2000 (11) p.1. Brownfield redevelopment into retail in New Jersey and the attitudes of different states.

Land Use Planning Potential Technologies for Remediation of Brownfields. Krishna Reddy, Jeffrey Adams and Christina Richardson. 1999. Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management. April 61. The use of site characterization and remedial methods to accommodate the inflexible nature of urban brownfield redevelopment sites.

The Menomonee Valley Benchmarking Initiative: Identifying priorities, assessing conditions, and devising a sustainable vision for Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley. Chris De Sousa and Ben Gramling. 2003. The Wisconsin Geographer 19:4-13. This paper examines a project linking sustainability reporting and brownfields renewal.

Brownfields Sites Assessments: The Site History Imperative. Dale A. Stirring. This paper provides suggestions on how to conduct land use history research and how to communicate these findings. This paper also includes information on how land use history will be helpful in baseline information about brownfields sites. http://www.brownfields.com/WhitePapers/BrownfieldsSiteAssessments.pdf

Managing Urban Land: The Case for Urban Partnership Zones. David Adams and et. al. 2001. Regional Studies 135 (2) p.153. How developing partnerships can breakdown the barrier of multiple ownership of brownfield sites.

Ownership Constraints to Brownfield Redevelopment. David Adams, Alan Disberry, Norman Hutchison and Thomas Munjoma. 2001. Environment & Planning B: Planning and Design 33 (3) p.453. Examination of ownership constraints within the urban redevelopment process.

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Greenspace Creation from Brownfields

The Greening of Brownfields in American Cities. Christopher DeSousa. 2004. Journal of Environmental Management 47 (7) p.579. A survey and the results of 21 case studies identifying the issues, the benefits and the process of redeveloping brownfields into parks.

Brownfields are Looking Greener. Mark Johnson. 2002. Planning June 14. Case studies of several US cities' brownfield redevelopment projects.

Brownfields. Harold J. Rafson and Robert N. Rafson. 1999. McGraw-Hill Professional. New York, NY. A practical guide for turning brownfields into greenfields. All aspects of putting together a successful brownfield project - financing marketing and more.

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Housing & Brownfields

Greenfields, Brownfields and Housing. David Adams and Craig Watkins. 2002. Blackwell Publishing. Oxford. Turning brownfields into housing.

Integrating the Environment, the Economy, and Community Health: A Community Health Center's Initiative to Link Health Benefits to Smart Growth. Peter Mc Avoy, Mary Beth Driscol and Benjamin Gramling. 2004. American Journal of Public Health 97 p.525. Making a difference in the livability of neighborhoods and in the health of families it serves.

From Brownfields to Housing: Opportunities, Issues, and Answers. Danielle Schopp. Northeast-Midwest Institute. October 2003. This report examines a variety of issues around the issue of residential brownfield development ranging from environmental issues to financial and social concerns. http://www.nemw.org/bf2housing.pdf

Brownfields, VCPs, and Housing: State-of-the-State Information and Data. Charles Bartsch and Bridget Dorfman. 2000. A survey was sent to each state about their brownfields-to-housing programs. At the time of survey few states had initiated housing initiatives from brownfields, a new concept in 2000. http://www.nemw.org/NAHBresults.pdf

Former brownfields become housing, Lyn marks big day for two projects. This article highlights brownfields-to-housing projects in Lyn, Massachusettes. http://www.lynndevelopment.com/brownfield.htm

Redeveloping Brownfields for Residential Use, A Resource for Builders and Developers Executive Summary. This paper explains what makes brownfields attractive investment opportunities for developers. Also includes four case studies of successful brownfield redevelopment projects. http://www.housingandenvironment.org/ Text%20Files/brownfieldssummary.PDF

Coordinating Brownfields Redevelopment and Local Housing Initiatives. 2003. Local Government Environmental Assistance Network. Some of the key issues that local governments should consider when coordinating brownfield redevelopment efforts with housing. Provides local governments with information to guide decision making. http://www.lgean.org/documents/Brownfields%20and%20Housing.pdf

Developing Successful Infill Housing. Diane R. Suchman. 2002. Urban Land Institute, Washington, DC. Discusses market considerations, land acquisition and design of housing developed within older urban and brownfield settings.

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Guides/Guidebooks/Similar Documents

Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property. American Bar Association - Section of Natural Resources. Practical advice and strategies for beginning the process of brownfield redevelopment. Available from the ABA at 800-285-2221.

The Brownfields Book. Roy F. Weston.1997.Jenner & Block. Chicago, IL. A snapshot of key brownfield issues including: financing, lender concerns, environmental justice concerns, cleanup remedies and case studies of successful redevelopment.

Brownfield Primer. 2002. Iowa Department of Economic Development. Outlines how to redevelop brownfields in four steps. http://www.iowasmart.com/brownfields/primeroverview.html

The Color of Redevelopment. Charles Bartsch. 1999. American City & County - Brownfields Supplement. B2. Options to overcoming barriers and leveraging resources in city and county brownfield redevelopment.

Brownfields Redevelopment: A Guidebook for Local Government and Communities. Seth Kirshenberg, Will Fischer, Charles Bartsch and Elizabeth Collaton. 1997. International City/County Management Association & Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington, DC. Book is designed to give local government officials with the information they need to promote brownfield reuse. Topics include: local government roles, legal barriers, cleanup issues, community involvement, site reuse alternatives, how to use environmental consultants, case studies and a listing of state and local brownfield contacts.

Field Guide to Brownfields. Donna Mccormick. 2004. National Association of Realtors. Chicago. Latest information on brownfield projects in the US & Canada such as recent legislation, success stories and how to appraise sites.

Redeveloping Brownfields. Thomas H. Russ. 2000. McGraw-Hill. Chicago. Problem solving strategies and procedures for planners and developers involved with brownfield reclamation.

Building a Brownfields Partnership From the Ground Up: Local Government Views on the Value and Promise of National Brownfields Initiatives. 1997. National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals. This publication is written for local government officials as a guide on how to establish and maintain a brownfields redevelopment partnership. This includes guidelines on intergovernmental communication, financial strategies and working with the Environmental Protection Agency office. http://www.resourcesaver.com/file/toolmanager/CustomO93C337F42445.pdf

Brownfields Revitalization. Stephen Soler. 2004. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. A step-by-step guide to restoring brownfields. Includes case studies.

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Liability Incentives

Brownfields Development in Massachusetts Through Privatized Cleanup: One State's Solution. Maura Mccaffery. 1997. Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management. October 15 p.4. Privatized regulatory framework for waste site cleanup, risk-based standards and a means to limit liability exposure.

Liability Protection to Promote Brownfields Redevelopment. Cheryl Runyon and Larry Morandi, National Council of State Legislatures. December 2003. This article addresses the strict liability aspect and its impact on brownfields redevelopment and state laws that have countered these restrictions. Changes in federal law have spurred state legislation for liability reform under state enforcement. http://www.ncsl.org/programs/environ/brownfields/vol28no14.htm

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Petroleum Sites & Brownfields

A Primer for Petroleum Brownfields: What Can Your Community Do to Revitalize UST Sites? Northeast-Midwest Institute, National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals. This is a guide for how local officials can address "abandoned or idle property where redevelopment is hindered by petroleum contamination from abandoned, federally regulated underground storage tanks (UST)". http://www.resourcesaver.com/file/toolmanager/CustomO93C337F51727.pdf

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Rural Brownfields

Small Spaces, Special Places: Coordination of Rural Brownfields Development. International City/County Management Association. The ICMA has been researching the unique challenges for brownfields redevelopment in rural communities. This report details these challenges and strategies for remediation in rural brownfields sites. http://www1.icma.org/main/ld.asp?ldid=16497&hsid=1&tpid=19

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Site Assessments

Brownfields Projects Promote Redevelopment. 1995. Safety & Health 151(1) p.14. Case studies in Connecticut and Virginia.

Assessment of State Initiatives to Promote Redevelopment of Brownfields. 1999. US Department of Housing and Urban Development. A study of three states' initiatives on brownfield cleanup and redevelopment. http://www.huduser.org/publications/doc/assess.doc

Green Development. 2001 Rocky Mountain Institute Green Development Services. Case studies of brownfield redevelopment and the latest building technologies. Also available on CD-ROM. http://www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid199.php

Brownfield Redevelopment Case Studies. 2001. California Center for Land Recycling. Case studies of California redevelopment projects. Available by phone at 415-820-2080.

North Nashville Brownfields Site Survey and Assessment. Kiana Barnes. 2002. Tennessee State University. Survey of brownfield sites in North Nashville. http://gislabtsu.freehomepage.com/workingpaperKB.htm

Brownfields: A Case Study in Partnering With Residents to Develop an Easy-to-Read Print Guide. Christina Zarcadoolas, Elizabeth Timm and Lynn Bibeault. 2001. Environmental Health July/August 15. How to create low-barrier material to inform people living in the community about brownfield redevelopment.

Tracking Remediation and Redevelopment of Trends of Brownfield Cleanup Programmes: The Cook County Experience. Kimberly Winsongeideman, Robert Simons and John Pendergrass. 2004. Journal of Environmental Planning Management 47(3) p.393. Case studies in Cook County showing that clean-up and redevelopment of properties can return properties to productive use. Also shows how real estate and environmental databases were integrated for use in this project.

Toxic Turnabouts. Karen-Lee Ryan. 1998. Planning 64(12) p.20. New York case studies.

Saving a Superfund Site. Karen-Lee Ryan. 1998. Civil Egineering 68(11) p.44. Case study of the Fike Chemical Superfund site in Nitro, NY.

Coming Back From Economic Despair: Case Studies of Small- and Medium-size American Cities. Henry Mayer and Michael Greenburg. 2001. Economic Development Quarterly 15(3) p.203. A study of 34 communities that experienced long periods of economic prosperity then suffered economic declines and the redevelopment of those industrial sites.

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Waterways/Contaminated Sediments, etc.

Groundwater Vulnerability, Brownfield Redevelopment and Land Use Planning. Kent Murray and Daniel Rogers. 1999. Journal of Environmental Planning Management 42 (6) p.801. Understanding how surface and groundwater urban watersheds are vulnerable to brownfield redevelopment.

States Drive Brownfield Redevelopment. Kara Sissell. 1998. Chemical Week 160(8) p.34. Updates on federal regulations regarding brownfields and toxic substances in the US.

Clean Air/Brownfields Report. 2001. Clean air policies on brownfield redevelopment. http://usmayors.org/uscm/brownfields/CleanAirBrownfields02.pdf

A New Approach to Cleaning Up Contaminated Urban River Corridors in the United States: The Urban River Restoration Initiative. Jonathan P. Deason. 2003. The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. A study of 262 brownfield redevelopment case studies undertaken under sponsorship of the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, found that the solution to urban river corridor water quality degradation problems is a key ingredient at 37 (14.1%) of the sites [5]. When viewed in light of the 425,000 brownfield sites estimated to exist in the U.S. by the General Accounting Office [6], the potential contribution that a solution to the contaminated sentiment problem can make to the national brownfields redevelopment initiative becomes apparent. http://www.gwu.edu/~eemnews/Spring2004Articles/jpdana.doc

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General/Other

Environmental Community of Practice. US Army Corps of Engineers. Information on what the Army Corps of Engineers is doing to redevelop brownfields. http://hq.environmental.usace.army.mil/programs/brownfields/brownfields.html

Empower Play. 1997. Amicus Journal, 19(3) p.44. Highlights of a Columbia University symposium focusing on how to reclaim, revitalize, and redevelop 150 abandoned urban sites.

Redeveloping Brownfields: How States and Localities Use CDBG Funds. 1998. US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The use of community development block grants (CDBG) for brownfields redevelopment. http://www.huduser.org/publications/doc/cdbgreport.doc

Recycling America's Land: A National Report on Brownfield Redevelopment. 2003. Results of a survey on brownfield redevelopment and its benefits. http://www.usmayors.org/uscm/brownfields/RecycleAmerica2003.pdf

Use of Belief Function in Brownfield Infrastructure Redevelopment Decision Making. Nii Attoh-Okine and Juel Gibbon. 2001. Journal of Urban Planning and Development September 12 6. Consideration of multiple issues in brownfield redevelopment.

The Fractured Metropolis. Jonathon Barnett and W.W. Norton. 1992. Offer a "National Agenda for Action" for the prevention and cure of urban sprawl and restoration of older neighborhoods.

Redevelopment and Revitalization of Brownfields. Barbara Coler and Steve Koyasako. 1995. California initiatives to redevelop brownfields including legislative initiatives. http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/SiteCleanup/ Brownfields/SMB_Brownfields_FS_Initiatives.pdf

Industrial Site Reuse and Urban Development - An Overview. Elizabeth Collaton and Charles Bartsch. 1996. Journal of Policy Development and Research 2(3) p.17. Proposed steps HUD could take to help facilitate local land reuse initiatives.

Contaminated Site: The Canadian Situation in an International Context. Christopher DeSousa. 2001. Journal of Environmental Management 62(2) p.131. Comparison of Canadian contaminated site-related policies and programs with those in the United States.

Brownfields, Toads and the Struggle for Neighborhood Redevelopment. Michael Greenburg, Karen Lowrie, Laura Solitare and Latoya Duncan. 2000. Urban Affairs Review 35(5) p.717. A survey showing how brownfields have caused problems to neighborhoods such as property devaluation, unsafe conditions, inadequate services and crime.

Reversing Urban Decay: Brownfield Redevelopment and Environmental Health. Michael Greenburg. 2003. Planning III (2) p. An editorial outlining the benefits and challenges of brownfield redevelopment.

New Life for Brownfields. Constance Hill. 2003. Public Roads July/August 36. Discussion of the role of transportation in the redevelopment of brownfields.

California Dept. of Toxic Substance Control: Brownfields. California brownfield initiatives and their challenges. http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/SiteCleanup/Brownfields/index.html

The Brownfields Dual Land Use Policy Challenge: Reducing Barriers to Private Redevelopment while Connecting Reuse to Broader Community Goals. Linda McCarthy. 2002. Land Use Policy, 19(4): 287-96.

Lessons from Private Sector Brownfield Redevelopers. Peter H. Meyer. 2000. Journal of the American Planning Association 66(1) p.46. How to recognize when public intervention contributes to and detracts from the attractiveness of sites a community wants to see regenerated.

Towards an Urban Renaissance. Richard George Rogers. Great Britain Urban Task Force. 1999. Routledge, London. Identification of ways of creating urban areas in response to people's needs and aspirations. Findings, conclusions and recommendations include redevelopment of brownfields.

Brownfield Gentrification in Amsterdam. Paul Treanor. 2003. Criticism of brownfield redevelopment in Amsterdam and its rejection of social equity. http://web.inter.nl.net/users/Paul.Treanor/gentrification.html

Risks & Rewards of Brownfield Redevelopment. James G. Wright. 1997. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Cambridge, MA. An assessment of risks in developing brownfields.

Preserving Cultural and Historic Resources through Brownfields Redevelopment. International City/Country Management Association. This article links brownfields redevelopment with historic and cultural preservation projects. The economic and social benefits of coordinating these efforts are also explored. http://www1.icma.org/main/ld.asp?ldid=15221&hsid=1&tpid=19

Brownfields Turn Green: Reclaiming Abandoned Industrial Sites. Laura Mansfield, University of Alabama Magazine. Fall 1997. This is a brief article about an EPA-funded brownfields study project by the City of Birmingham and the University of Alabama. http://main.uab.edu/show.asp?durki=49289

Applying Common Property Frameworks to Urban Environmental Quality: The Case of Brownfields. Peter B. Meyer, Tara Lynne Clapp. June 2000. This article discusses how urban common property and brownfields are viewed and assess brownfields' risk and liability and urban commons. http://cepm.louisville.edu/Pubs_WPapers/PDF_Docs/iascp3.pdf

Developers eye potential sites: N.J. offers incentives on brownfield development. This is an article about New Jersey's efforts to redeveloped brownfield sites. http://www.housingfinance.com/aft/articles/2001/01NovDecNJBrownfields/

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