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Environmental geochemistry : an aid to the development and regeneration of the urban environment

Brown, M.J.; Smith, B.; Di Bonito, M.; Plant, J.A.; Fordyce, F.M.. 1999 Environmental geochemistry : an aid to the development and regeneration of the urban environment. In: Abstracts of the 2nd Asia Pacific Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry. Seoul, Korea, Seoul National University and SEGH, 9, 1pp.

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Abstract/Summary

Within the UK 90% of the population are based in urban areas. Over the next 25 years the Government has estimated there will be a need for a further 4 million homes. The pressure on greenbelt has seen Government set a target of 60% for new homes to be built on recycled land. Many urban areas within the UK are run-down and suffer from poor design, traffic and industrial pollution. The Government has commissioned an Urban Task Force to address the sustainability and regeneration issues within the built environment and a final report from the Group, with recommendations, was published in June 1999.

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Chemical and Biological Hazards
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 09 Aug 2012 11:57
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/19102

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