VPR: Redeveloping brownfields presents challenges & opportunity

From Steve Zind and Vermont Public Radio:

There are an estimated four thousand sites in Vermont that are considered ‘brownfields’.

They range from old gas stations to closed down mills and factories.

Developing these properties is complicated by concerns about contaminants in the air, soil or water.

At a meeting last week sponsored by the Vermont Environmental Consortium, there was a lot of talk about how developing brownfield sites is a team sport…

Read the rest of the story, and listen to the audio clip at vpr.net by clicking here.

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