Reclaiming Brownfields
A Primer for Municipalities

Reclaiming Brownfields

Product No.: 09002
Date Published: 01/2008

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This resource provides information about brownfields redevelopment targeted to municipal planners and decision-makers. The primer defines brownfields, identifies benefits and barriers involved in brownfield redevelopment, discusses related issues such as green building and equitable development, and describes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and federal brownfields funding and technical assistance resources. The primer is organized within a folder. The folder also contains case studies of brownfield redevelopment projects from the region, as well as two previously-published DVRPC resources on brownfields: the Brownfields Resource Guide: Funding and Technical Assistance for Remediation and Reuse (publication number 07052) and Municipal Implementation Tool #10: Reclaiming Brownfields.

Geographic Area Covered: Delaware Valley region

Key Words: brownfields, redevelopment, vacant property, site remediation, economic development, environment, revitalization, infill development, technical assistance

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