1999 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: TommeY@aol.com
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 13:21:41 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: Re: gentrification revisited....?

	My experience is a bit geographically eclectic, so it may not be
helpful.  In general, the main "benefit to the community" that I have seen
is an increase in demand for semi-skilled and trainable laborers.  In the
United States (and other places), I have done some work with groups
attempting to tie-in programs for community-focused training in
environmental remediation (and conservation) technology (etc.) as a
mandatory requirement of governmental permissions and benefits in
contamination redevelopment programs.

	Other than that, my experience would follow the pattern (following
broad-based "gentrification") -- increased demand on other lower-end
residential markets in the vicinity, with the attendant problems, I'm

Tomme R. Young

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