Categories: Contaminated Properties, Brownfield Redevelopment

Application of a value-based equivalency method to assess environmental damage compensation under the European Environmental Liability Directive

Abstract: The Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) establishes a framework of liability based on the ‘polluter-pays’ principle to prevent and remedy environmental damage. The ELD requires the testing of appropriate equivalency methods to assess the s… more »

Report Shows Brownfied Redevelopment in Cities Leads to More Jobs, Increased Tax Revenue - 99 Cities Surveyed on the Merits of Recycling America's Land

On November 9, 2010 the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) unveiled a national brownfields report, entitled Recycling America’s Land: A National Report on Brownfields Redevelopment (1993 – 2010). This new report estimates the progress 99 cities have made… more »

The Private Market for Brownfield Properties

Abstrat: This study examines land sales over a 10-year period—1990 to 2000—in one southwest Baltimore industrial district—Carroll Camden—to determine the effect of land contamination on property sales and sales price. I tracked all sales, selling price,… more »

Valuing the Benefits of Superfund Site Remediation: Three Approaches to Measuring Localized Externalities

Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, Ralph Mastromonaco and Christopher Timmins apply three complementary approaches designed to identify the localized effects of Superfund site remediation under the CERCLA, examining data at the level of (i) the census tract (payi… more »