WIT Press


Using The Internet To Assist Environmentally Threatened Communities With Brownfields Redevelopment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030501

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

675.94 kb

Author(s)

M. Hodges, L. Szymecko & P. Davis

Abstract

Using the Internet to assist environmentally threatened communities with brownfields redevelopment M. ~ o d ~ e s ' , L. szymecko2 & P. ~ a v i s ~ 1 Georgia Institute of Technology 2 Michigan State University 3 Victor Institute for Responsible Land Development and Use, Michigan State University Extension Abstract The Internet can be a significant asset to community organizations seeking to understand environmental hazards and undertake brownfield redevelopment projects. The use of the World Wide Web and electronic mail has expanded exponentially during the second half of the 1990s; however, there remains a strong need to identify guidelines for effective practice that meet the special needs of communities with environmental challenges. One important source of experience and expertise in the deployment of online resources has been the Hazardous Substance Research Centers (HSRC), a university-based consortium sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide free technical outr

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