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LEED ND: Built Project | v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

High priority brownfields redevelopment

SLLc2 | Possible 1 point


Encourage the cleanup of contaminated brownfields sites in areas targeted for redevelopment.


Earn SLL Credit 1: Brownfields Redevelopment, using a site that is in one of the following areas:

  • Federal Empowerment Zone
  • Federal Enterprise Community
  • Federal Renewal Community
  • Communities with Official Recognition (OR) from the Department of Justice for their Weed and Seed Strategy
  • Qualified Low-Income Communities (LICs) as defined by the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)
  • Program of the U.S. Department of the Treasury - Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDIF).

Brownfield sites in areas identified by state level equivalent programs to those listed above will also qualify.

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