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Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property

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To understand the environmental and economic challenges of redeveloping contaminated property, Brownfields provides detailed information in all related disciplines to help you make informed decisions and implement effective strategies for change. Written by over 100 experts, the book's advice includes finding funding sources, resolving legal, financial, and political issues associated wi th redevelopment, and provides a single source for evaluating every State Voluntary Cleanup Program, including financial and ...
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Overview

To understand the environmental and economic challenges of redeveloping contaminated property, Brownfields provides detailed information in all related disciplines to help you make informed decisions and implement effective strategies for change. Written by over 100 experts, the book's advice includes finding funding sources, resolving legal, financial, and political issues associated wi th redevelopment, and provides a single source for evaluating every State Voluntary Cleanup Program, including financial and tax incentives, eligible or exc luded properties, cleanup standards, and liability protections.
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New edition of a reference that provides information and strategic advice to help parties hurdle the barriers precluding brownfield redevelopment. The 72 chapters by experts in the field cover background material that put the "brownfields issue" in context; the most important legal, business, financial, and political issues related to redeveloping contaminated real estate; the basic science and the emerging concepts involved in risk-based science used to address contaminated property appropriately and cost-effectively; and the most important elements of each state Voluntary Cleanup Program recently enacted. A publication of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616320003
  • Publisher: American Bar Association
  • Publication date: 10/16/2011
  • Edition description: 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1145
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xxv
Preface xxvii
Preface to the First Edition xxix
Introduction xxxi
Update: Federal Legislation xxxiii
Part I Background Information
Chapter 1 Defining the Brownfields Problem 3
Chapter 2 Overview of Federal and State Law Governing Brownfields Cleanups 15
Chapter 3 Federal Brownfields Initiative 43
Part II Legal, Business, Financial, and Political Issues Associated with Redeveloping Contaminated Property
Chapter 4 Doing the Brownfields Deal 57
Chapter 5 Acquisition Considerations for Brownfields Properties 68
Chapter 6 Valuing Brownfields 78
Chapter 7 Creative Financing of Brownfields Sites 96
Chapter 8 Brownfields Sites: Removing Lender Concerns as a Barrier to Redevelopment 116
Chapter 9 The Deductibility of Environmental Remediation Costs 131
Chapter 10 Building Consensus for the Project 149
Chapter 11 Environmental Insurance in the Brownfields Transaction 155
Chapter 12 Environmental Insurance in Brownfield Transactions: Issues and Answers 165
Chapter 13 Using Old Insurance Policies as Weapons 175
Chapter 14 Institutional Controls 192
Chapter 15 Hiring the Right Laboratory 214
Part III Community Building through Brownfields Redevelopment
Chapter 16 Rebuilding Communities through Brownfields Redevelopment 223
Chapter 17 The New Market Frontier: Unlocking Community Capitalism through Brownfields Redevelopment 229
Chapter 18 Community Participation in Brownfields Redevelopment 243
Chapter 19 The Process of Sustainable Brownfields Redevelopment 254
Part IV Scientific Concepts Used to Address Contaminated Property
Chapter 20 The Science of Brownfields 265
Chapter 21 The Role of Risk Assessment in Redeveloping Brownfields Sites 281
Chapter 22 Risk-Based Decision Making for Corrective Action 327
Chapter 23 Risk Assessment--A Physician's Introduction 343
Chapter 24 Remediation Strategies for Brownfields Redevelopment 348
Part V State Voluntary Cleanup Programs
Chapter 25 Alabama 361
Chapter 26 Alaska 375
Chapter 27 Arizona 382
Chapter 28 Arkansas 396
Chapter 29 California 409
Chapter 30 Brownfield Redevelopment: The Canadian Context 443
Chapter 31 Colorado 472
Chapter 32 Connecticut 485
Chapter 33 Delaware 502
Chapter 34 The District of Columbia 515
Chapter 35 Florida 522
Chapter 36 Georgia 534
Chapter 37 Idaho 545
Chapter 38 Illinois 560
Chapter 39 Indiana 578
Chapter 40 Iowa 588
Chapter 41 Kentucky 601
Chapter 42 Maine 609
Chapter 43 Maryland 625
Chapter 44 Massachusetts 634
Chapter 45 Michigan 653
Chapter 46 Minnesota 683
Chapter 47 Mississippi 698
Chapter 48 Missouri 708
Chapter 49 Montana 718
Chapter 50 Nebraska 725
Chapter 51 New Hampshire 733
Chapter 52 New Jersey 746
Chapter 53 New Mexico 765
Chapter 54 New York 775
Chapter 55 North Carolina 787
Chapter 56 North Dakota 807
Chapter 57 Ohio 808
Chapter 58 Oklahoma 824
Chapter 59 Oregon 835
Chapter 60 Pennsylvania 850
Chapter 61 Rhode Island 872
Chapter 62 South Carolina 887
Chapter 63 South Dakota 897
Chapter 64 Tennessee 900
Chapter 65 Texas 909
Chapter 66 Utah 922
Chapter 67 Vermont 933
Chapter 68 Virginia 948
Chapter 69 Washington 959
Chapter 70 West Virginia 974
Chapter 71 Wisconsin 985
Chapter 72 Wyoming 1006
About the Editor 1023
About the Contributors 1025
Index 1059
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  • Posted December 14, 2009

    The Definitive Brownsfields Book!

    I've read the book several times cover-to-cover, and dog/eared a number of the pages. It is the best book I've read on the subject. A must read!

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