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Reuse Examples - Green Space

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Avtex Fibers: A soccer game in progress in the new Skyline Soccerplex, which opened in September 2006 at the Avtex Fibers site in Front Royal, Virginia.

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Jibboom Junkyard: The Robert T. Matsui Waterfront Park, located on the Jibboon Junkyard site, is along the Sacramento River Parkway bicycle trail.  The park has an open green space area, planted with native grasses, trees and vegetation for picnicking and viewing the river.

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Kerr-McGee (Reed Keppler Park): The Reed-Keppler Park site covers approximately 11 acres of a 90-acre recreational city-owned park. The site includes a complex of baseball fields, a skateboard park, a large maintained greenspace, and family aquatic center.

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Jackson Township: An Ocean County Modeler airplane at the Jackson Township Landfill site, which has been reused as a model airplane flying field for the local aeromodelers club.

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Milltown Reservoir: Restoration efforts are underway at the Clark Fork River, which runs through the Milltown Reservoir site. The State of Montana purchased portions of the site for developing a state park.

Superfund sites that are being reused as "green space" encompass a wide range of reuse activities including: agricultural reuse (growing crops, pasture land for livestock); recreational reuse (golf courses, ballfields, open space); and ecological reuse (wildlife sanctuaries, nature preserves, wetlands). Success story examples for each of these reuse types can be browsed by clicking on the site name below.

Agricultural Continued Use

Agricultural New Use

Ecological Continued Use

Ecological New Use

Recreational Continued Use

Recreational New Use