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ATSDR Brownfield/Land Reuse Health Initiative

  • Feature #1 - Brownfields/Land Resuse Site Tool
  • Feature #2 - Tools - How Chemicals Can Impact Your Project
  • Feature #3 - Leading Change for Healthy Communities and Successful Land Reuse

Community health is an important part of land revitalization. ATSDR works to include health considerations in brownfield redevelopment and land reuse.

ATSDR’s Brownfield / Land Reuse Initiative promotes health, community involvement, partnerships, communication and education.


What is a Brownfield or Land Reuse site?

Brownfield sites are defined as "abandoned, idled, or underused industrial and commercial properties where reuse or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived contamination." These sites have received funding from EPA Brownfield Program for redevelopment. (Source: EPA)

Land Reuse sites are defined as "any site formally utilized for commercial and industrial purposes complicated by real or perceived contamination" that has not received funding from the EPA Brownfield Program for redevelopment. (Source: ATSDR)


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  • the dose calculator,
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