As municipalities build out available real estate, virgin ground is eventually exhausted. And abandoned or blighted “brownfield” locations like munitions factories, steel mills and chemical plants become viable options to build. But that doesn’t come without its challenges.
REDEVELOP. BUT FIRST, REMEDIATION.
While existing structures may be visible to the eye, the real trouble lies in the unseen: namely the hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants that remain in the soil.