brownfield site

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an industrial site, usually located in an urban area, that is abandoned, inactive, or underutilized because of real or perceived environmental contamination

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  • brownfield — [broun′fēld΄] n. real estate, esp. the land, that is heavily contaminated with industrial pollutants, as an abandoned industrial site in a large city …   English World dictionary

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