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Brownfield Registers in UK beset by liability problems

A survey from the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England claims to have discovered that there is enough brownfield land in England for a million new homes. But the report shows that the system devised by Government to encourage councils to identify brownfield land with the potential for rapid house building is not working effectively, because of the lack of resources in local authorities...
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Laois factory land will take years to decontaminate and remediate says EPA

Contaminated site remediation has finally begun on a factory site in Laois, and it will take years to make the land safe for use.  The land was poisoned by chemicals from Avon Cosmetic's factory Arlington Ltd that closed in Portarlington in 2000.  Arlington Ltd made costume jewellery and soap for over 20 years on the Canal Road site. However a chemical solvent was regularly dumped on land behin...
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Land Development Agency remit will focus on developing brownfield sites

The Land Development Agency, seen by those in Government circles as one of the last remaining big policy moves to tackle the housing crisis, is expected to be permitted to use compulsory-purchase orders to acquire lands neighbouring the State sites, similar to how the Dublin Docklands Development Agency and other organisations operated. The agency will have €1.25 billion available to it to purchas...
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Brownfield Site Technology and Innovation

We spent an informative day finding out about the latest technology and innovation in brownfield site development at the recent Envirocon Conference at the Crystal, London, organised by Ambisense, Verde Environmental Consultants offer brownfield consulting services to property owners, developers, regulators, prospective buyers and others interested in exploring opportunities involved with brownfi...
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