There are numerous case studies of failed remedial systems, which in turn can be linked to the remedial design team not fully understanding the site conditions. Often the most effective way to clean up these recalcitrant sites is source/migration control rather than intrusive remediation. The best solution can only be determined if the site is properly understood.
- By Russell A. Schuck, PG
- Nov 01, 2004
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2004 issue of Environmental Protection.
Successful coastal brownfield redevelopment requires a timely approach to the following critical components: (1) a comprehensive brownfield site selection and acquisition strategy; (2) analysis of environmental liability; (3) coastal permitting strategy and site feasibility analysis; (4) demolition, site preparation and remediation strategy; (5) addressing stakeholders' concerns; and (6) identifying public/private partnership opportunities such as public financial incentives and leveraging private investment.
- By Keane Callahan, Earl W. Phillips, Jr., Pamela K. Elkow, Esq.
- Mar 01, 2004
This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2004 issue of Environmental Protection.