Brownfields redevelopment | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED ND: Built Project | v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

Brownfields redevelopment

SLLc1 | Possible 2 points


Encourage the reuse of land by developing sites where development is complicated by environmental contamination, reducing pressure on undeveloped land.


Locate project on a site, part or all of which is documented as contaminated (by means of an ASTM E1903-97 Phase II Environmental Site Assessment or a local Voluntary Cleanup Program) OR on a site defined as a brownfield by a local, state or federal government agency;


Remediate site contamination such that the controlling public authority approves the protective measures and/or clean-up as effective, safe, and appropriate for the future use of the site.

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