Redeveloping Brownfields: Landscape Architects, Site Planners, Developers / Edition 1

Redeveloping Brownfields: Landscape Architects, Site Planners, Developers / Edition 1

by Thomas Russ, Thomas H. Russ, Tom Russ
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071353119

ISBN-13: 9780071353113

Pub. Date: 11/18/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Site designer's brownfields remediation bible

Packed with problem-solving strategies and procedures, Redeveloping Brownfields, by Thomas Russ, is an action manual for landscape architects, site planners, and developers involved with brownfield reclamation. All areas relevant to site design professionals are fully covered, from the critical legal environment and

Overview

Site designer's brownfields remediation bible

Packed with problem-solving strategies and procedures, Redeveloping Brownfields, by Thomas Russ, is an action manual for landscape architects, site planners, and developers involved with brownfield reclamation. All areas relevant to site design professionals are fully covered, from the critical legal environment and risk issues to stormwater management solutions. You get sound advice on plants and construction details that meet the challenges of brownfield sites...post-design issues such as working with contractors and environmental professionals...special staff training...liability insurance... and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071353113
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/18/1999
Series:
McGraw-Hill Professional Architecture Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Acknowledgments xv
Legal Environment of Brownfields
1(28)
Brownfields
2(4)
Federal Laws Impacting Brownfields
6(11)
Brownfield Initiatives
17(12)
Site Assessment Procedures and Practices
29(26)
Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
29(9)
Phase II Environmental Site Assessment
38(12)
Major Contaminants
50(5)
Planning for the Redevelopment of an Impacted Site
55(42)
Involving Stakeholders
56(4)
Risk Communication for the Design Professional
60(11)
Nature of Impacts
71(7)
Redevelopment Strategies
78(10)
Life Cycle and Maintenance Planning
88(9)
Storm Water Management
97(42)
The Redevelopment Site
99(3)
Retrofitting Existing Facilities
102(3)
Storm Water Management on a Capped Site
105(7)
Storm Water on the Brownfield Site
112(27)
Planting Plans
139(44)
Saving Existing Vegetation
139(2)
Evaluating Trees
141(2)
Planting over Impervious Caps
143(1)
Improving Impacted Soils
144(11)
Selecting Plant Materials for Impacted Sites
155(7)
Planting Trees
162(16)
Phytoremediation
178(5)
Design and Site Management Issues
183(40)
Working with Construction Contractors
184(1)
Erosion and Sediment Control
185(30)
Preparedness, Prevention, and Contingency Plans
215(3)
Materials Management
218(5)
Practice Management Issues
223(24)
Professional Liability
223(2)
Health and Safety
225(8)
Professional Practice
233(12)
Areas of Opportunity
245(2)
Appendix A EPA Region 3 Risk-Based Corrective Action Levels 247(12)
Glossary 259(10)
References 269(4)
Index 273

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