brownfield http://blog.wlrn.org en South Florida “Brownfields” Redevelopment http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-florida-brownfields-redevelopment <p></p><p>11/13/12 - Tuesday's <strong>Topical Currents</strong>&nbsp;looks at South Florida “brownfield” remediation. &nbsp;Brownfields are hazardous, contaminated sites, usually in older and disadvantaged areas. &nbsp;They may qualify for federal and state grants for clean-up.&nbsp; These stipends spur economic development in several ways--including job creation from the restoration project.&nbsp; They also infuse funds into the community. &nbsp;The acclaimed Mid-Town Miami development was once tainted with arsenic and petroleum residues.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 4557 at http://blog.wlrn.org