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Overview of the Current Situation on Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment in China

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2010-09-01
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2010-09-01
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The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the current situation of brownfield management in China for World Bank staff and relevant government officials in order to help raise awareness of land contamination and help develop remediation activities. After the introductory section, section two explores the environmental and development pressures of land. Section three reviews government plans, targets and actions. Section four discusses the regulatory framework for brownfield remediation and redevelopment in China. Section five analyzes organizational setup and management procedures, as well as the stakeholders in brownfield management. Section six offers a brief review of the status of brownfield remediation technologies in China. Section seven looks at the cases of Beijing and Chongqing. Finally, section eight evaluates Chinese practices, discusses areas for improvement, offers recommendations, and concludes the brief.
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Xie, Jian; Li, Fasheng. 2010. Overview of the Current Situation on Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment in China. Sustainable development - East Asia and Pacific Region discussion papers. © World Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/2933 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.
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