Introduction


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Introduction
IntroductionThis book is about brownfields redevelopment, and it aims to present the viewpoints of all parties involved. It addresses the question of what is necessary to get the job done. Abroad overview is given of efforts around the nation, but the book concentrates on Chicago (and Illinois and Cook County) as an example of aggressive efforts to accomplish brownfields remediation. Chicago is an interesting case because of its own efforts, as well as those of private developers. A large section relates to the issues faced by the private developer. This is an evolving field, and throughout the text and in the conclusion there are comments and reflections on the improvements needed to further encourage revitalization of brownfiel…
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Harold J. Rafson; Ronald N. Rafson: Brownfields: Redeveloping Environmentally Distressed Properties. Introduction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999), AccessEngineering Export