|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Jan 2011 17:07:22 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] First of a series on Great Lakes brownfields|
Great Lakes cities recycle brownfields into economic hope Great Lakes Echo December 21, 2010Abandoned urban lots are community eyesores that increasingly represent economic opportunity.
Neglected, ignored and often contaminated with toxic chemicals, these so-called brownfields carry a lot of social ills, said Robert Colangelo, executive director for the National Brownfields Association.
But finding a way to reuse them is more important than ever."Brownfield redevelopment is always important, especially in a downing economy," Colangelo said.
Over the next six days, Great Lakes Echo journalists will report on some of the region's most innovative and creative city recycling projects. They show how brownfields are anything but wasted space.
... For the entire article and links to the rest of the series, see http://greatlakesecho.org/2010/12/21/great-lakes-cities-recycle-brownfields-into-economic-hope/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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