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Brownfield Sites II: Assessment, Rehabilitation and Development


Edited By: A Donati, C Rossi and CA Brebbia

WIT Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #151352 | ISBN: 1853127191
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Bringing together information, experience and research from many countries in order to give readers the ability to help revitalize their communities, this volume features papers from the Second International Conference on Assessment, Rehabilitation and Development of Brownfield Sites. Invaluable to all scientists, economists and administrators involved in this challenging subject, the book covers: Environmental Assessment; Risk Assessment and Management; Monitoring of Contaminated Sites; Cleanup Methodologies; Lessons from the Field; Case Studies; Development Issues; Community and Public Involvement; and Financial Aspects.


Section 1: Environmental assessment A new environmental approach in the territory assessment; The redevelopment of a brownfield: an option of CO2 absorption; Planning for the rehabilitation of brownfield sites: a landscape ecological perspective; Geostatistic application for the study of contaminated groundwater in broad industrial areas; Diagnosis of a compacted area for mining through the mechanical resistance to the penetration using geostatistical methods in the Amazon Forest Section 2: Risk assessment and management Comparative risk analysis for contaminated sites: Italian regional criteria in comparison with international standards; Risk management at a brownfields site: a case study in long-term stewardship Section 3: Monitoring of contaminated sites Contaminant leakage detection system using a grid-net electrical conductivity measurement method; Long term stewardship at a remediated site: a study of land use controls used at Sydney Olympic Park, Australia Section 4: Cleanup methodologies Applications of humic acids in the treatment of heavy metal Contamination; Preliminary studies of phosphate-enhanced phytoremediation in arsenic-contaminated soil; Establishment and proposal for remediation of contamination on the site of the former coke plant in Bakar; Remediation of trichloroethylene by zero-valent iron permeable reactive barriers; Section 5: Lessons from the field Lessons learned in brownfield redevelopment: urban challenges in southwest Detroit; Brownfields development in the Australian Capital Territory:a model for best practice environmental remediation in Australia; Expediting risk-based cleanup decisions at brownfields sites - chemical specific look-up tables; Do naval and civilian waterfront renewals have lessons to teach each other? Section 6: Case studies Influence of ancient mining settlements on Arsenic pollution in the southwest of Tuscany; Case histories and comparisons of two "Brownfields" sites in Kansas and Indiana USA; Arsenic distribution in the Quaternary sediments of the median valley of the Pecora stream (Grosseto, Italy); Redevelopment of an urban industrial site in Sao Paulo, Brazil, during the process of in-situ remediation Section 7: Development issues Sustainable regeneration of European brownfield sites; 'Smart Development' for brownfields: a Futures Approach using the Prospective through Scenario Planning method; Michigan brownfield redevelopment efforts; Model for appraising future use of coal mine brownfields in Ostrava; Brownfields in the City of Sao Paulo: a perspective from a developing country Section 8: Community and public involvement The United States Brownfields Program; Overcoming barriers to effective public participation; The Baton Rouge Brownfields Program Section 9: Financial aspects Project cost controlling in site development; Grants for brownfield redevelopment

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