Thursday, July 15, 2010

Urban Farming

During the 1980s & 1990s, environmental professionals worked on urban industrial contamination. In the 2000s, with real estate development roaring, we worked on greenfield developments. Those sites had minor contamination from historical agricultural practices. It now looks like we have come full circle as Detroit explores urban farming. The new issues will be old issues about the contamination in urban soil and its uptake in certain crops. The Detroit Free Press recently wrote an article on this topic.

Grow Protections Against Lead In Soil

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