chapter  5
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Chapter.5. .Historic.Usage.of.the.Property.and.Surrounding.Area

Introduction Property usage information is a preliminary means for projecting the potential for hazardous material contamination of a property. Undeveloped property will not have the same exposure possibilities as the site of an oil refinery. A residence will not generate the same volume or type of waste as an auto repair shop. Grazing pastures will not have the pesticide exposures associated with farmland. Historic records provide a means for tracking property usage.