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Generally, remediation means giving a remedy.

In this article, the term refers to the removal of pollution or contaminants from environmental media such as soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water for the general protection of human health and the environment or from a brownfield site intended for redevelopment.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Remediation", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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