contanimated land

Contaminated land contains substances in or under the land that are actually or potentially hazardous to health or the environment.Areas with a long history of industrial production are known as brownfield land. Many such sites may be affected by their former uses such as mining, industry, chemical and oil spills and waste disposal.
Contamination can also occur naturally as a result of the geology of the area, or through agricultural use.

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