Redeveloping Brownfields: Landscape Architects, Site Planners, Developers

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2000 - Architecture - 289 pages

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Site designer's brownfields remediation bible
Packed with problem-solving strategies and procedures, Redeveloping Brownfields, by Thomas Russ, is an action manual for landscape architects, site planners, and developers involved with brownfield reclamation. All areas relevant to site design professionals are fullycovered, from the critical legal environment and risk issues to stormwater management solutions. You get sound advice on plants and construction details that meet the challenges of brownfield issues such as working with contractors and environmental professionals...special staff training...liability insurance... and much more.

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Legal Environment of Brownfields
Site Assessment Procedures
Planning for the Redevelopment

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Tom Russ (Waldorf, MD) is a registered landscape architect and environmental manager who is currently Senior Associate and Director of Environmental Planning and Development at Purdum & Jeschke in Baltimore. He is also on the environmental technologies faculty at Charles County and Catonville Community Colleges and a continuing-education coursegiver for the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Association of Environmental Professionals. His articles have been widely published in professional journals, and he is a member of ASLA, the American Planning Association, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, NAEP, the Society of Environmental Management and Technology, and The American Society for Testing and Materials.

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