Know what a brownfield is? It’s land that’s been contaminated, usually by some sort of industrial activity like, say, making steel.
New York City just got told by the the state’s court of appeals that it broke the law when it failed to give the public adequate time to comment on a school in the Bronx built on a brownfield.
You’ll find the whole story from DNA Info here.
Remember: it’s often what you don’t know that’ll hurt you.