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Site Assessment and Cleanup Technologies of Metal Finishing Industry

Authored by: Nazih K. Shammas

Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Management

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466513419
eBook ISBN: 9781315117423
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Preparing brownfields sites for productive reuse requires integration of many elements: financial issues, community involvement, liability considerations, environmental assessment, and cleanup and regulatory requirements. The challenge to any brownfields program is to cleanup sites in accordance with redevelopment goals. Such goals may include cost-effectiveness, timeliness, avoidance of adverse effects to site structures and neighboring communities, and redevelopment of land in a way that benefits communities and local economies. The Triad approach focuses on management of decision uncertainty by incorporating systematic project planning, dynamic work planning strategies, and use of real-time measurement technologies, including innovative technologies, to accelerate and improve the cleanup process.

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