Brownfields

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by tiishh
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Ecology
Grade:
10

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Brownfields

Newtown

Author: Tish and Sarah

Brownfields

Waterbury

Waterbury

Problem/Conflict

Solutions/actions

superfund sites: a law made to clean up lands infested with hazardous pollutants substances.

Fairfield Hills, Newtown CT

Mercuryhealth issues: tremors insomnia memory loss neuromuscular effects kidney failure headaches motor dysfunction industrial uses: batteries lamps cosmetics electric circuit measuring devices

The old Anamet site, Waterbury CT

Nova Dye & Print Corp., Waterbury CT

History of Issue:Brownfields: Land that has been damaged by industrial or commercial uses. Closed landfills Former factories Former federal facility Federal Superfund sites

PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls)industrial issues: cable insulation oil based paint plastics floor finish fluorescent lightshealth effects: cancer nervous system problems reproductive system problems hearing and vision impairment immunes system issues

Brownfields Riverfront Revitalization -- Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT


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