Readings

Required Text

Buy at Amazon Greenstein, Rosalind, and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz, eds. Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004. ISBN: 155844159X.

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1 Course Introduction  
2 Brownfields Basics Walker, Bailus, Jr. "The Urban Environment: Brownfield and Sprawl." Speech at Brownfields Conference, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Buy at Amazon Goode, Ann Eberhart, et al. Brownfield Redevelopment and Transportation Policy. Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1999. ISBN: 1882061721.

Ackerman, Jerry, Jonathon L. Feinstein, and William J. Roache. "Environmental Economic Fusion and The Brownfields Revitalization Process (Report 101)." VHB Siteworks, 1999, chapter 1, pp. 5-20.
3 How We Got Here: Law and Liability Buy at Amazon Geltman, Elizabeth Glass. Recycling Land: Understanding the Legal Landscape of Brownfield Development. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2000, chapters 1 and 2, pp. 1-66. ISBN: 0472109197.

Lader, Wendy S., and Robert L. Roach. "Opportunities to Redevelop Brownfields." Environmental Memorandum. Spiegel & McDiarmid, January 1996.
4 Market Forces: Opportunity Drivers Buy at Amazon Pagano, Michael A., and Ann O'M. Bowman. "Vacant Land As Opportunity and Challenge." In Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004, chapter 1, pp. 15-30. ISBN: 155844159X.

Buy at Amazon Evans, Alan W. "The Economics of Vacant Land." In Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004, chapter 3, pp. 53-63. ISBN: 155844159X.

Bacow, Lawrence S. "Risk Sharing Mechanisms for Brownfields Redevelopment." Working Paper 72, MIT Center for Real Estate, May 1998.
5 Site Tour: City of Lynn Ackerman, Jerry, Jonathon L. Feinstein, and William J. Roache. "Environmental Economic Fusion and The Brownfields Revitalization Process (Report 101)." VHB Siteworks, 1999, chapters 2 and 3, pp. 21-30.
6 So What Do You Want To Do About It?

Guest Speaker - Deirdre Menoyo, Esq.
Buy at Amazon Pepper, Edith M. "Lessons Learned." Chapter 2 in Lessons from the Field. Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1997, pp. 17-34. ISBN: 1882061640.

Buy at Amazon Brachman, Lavea. "Turning Brownfields into Community Assets." In Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004, chapter 3, pp. 67-88. ISBN: 155844159X.
7 Environmental Justice: The View through the Chain Link Fence Pinderhughes, Raquel. "The Impact of Race on Environmental Quality." Sociological Perspectives 30, no. 2: 231-248.

Race, Poverty & the Environment VIII, no. 1.

Singer, Molly, et al. "Righting the Wrong: A Model Plan for Environmental Justice in Brownfields Redevelopment." International City/County Management Association, 2001, chapters 1 and 4.

Brulle, Robert J., and David N. Pellow. "Environmental Justice: Human health and Environmental Inequalities." Annual Review of Public Health 27 (2006): 3.1-3.22.
8 Environmental Justice in Practice

Guest Speaker - Russ Lopez, Boston University School of Public Health
Buy at Amazon Fischer, Frank. Citizens, Experts, and the Environment. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000, chapter 2, pp. 29-36. ISBN: 0822326221.
9 Environmental Constraints: The Technology of Cleanup Ackerman, Jerry, Jonathon L. Feinstein, and William J. Roache. "Environmental Economic Fusion and The Brownfields Revitalization Process (Report 101)." VHB Siteworks, 1999, chapter 4, pp. 31-36.

Fox Gorte, Julie. Marketing Brownfield Cleanup Technologies. Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1999. ISBN: 1882061675.

USEPA, "EPA Series: A Citizen's Guide to Cleanup Technologies," U.S. EPA Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation. (PDF)
10 Guest Speaker - John McTigue, L.S.P.  
11 Environmental Constraints: Risk Assessments Wise, Kenneth T., and Johannes P. Pfeifenberger. "Enigma of Stigma." Toxics Law Reporter. 1994, pp. 1435-1440. ISSN: 08877394. (For perusal.)
12 Guest Speaker - Dave Merill  
13 Recap of Environmental Issues Ozawa, Connie P. "Science in Environmental Conflicts." Sociological Perspectives 39, no. 2: 219-230.

Buy at Amazon O'Brien, Mary. "When Harm Is Not Necessary: Risk Assessment as Diversion." In Reclaiming the Environmental Debate: The Politics of Health in a Toxic Culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000, pp. 113-134. ISBN: 0262082845.
14 Economic Considerations in Brownfields Redevelopment Buy at Amazon Bartsch, Charles. Financing Brownfield Reuse. Working Paper 5, Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1999. ISBN: 1882061683.

Buy at Amazon Howland, Marie. "Is Contamination the Barrier to Inner-City Industrial Revitalization?" In Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004, chapter 5, pp. 89-109. ISBN: 155844159X.

Ackerman, Jerry, Jonathon L. Feinstein, and William J. Roache. "Environmental Economic Fusion and The Brownfields Revitalization Process (Report 101)." VHB Siteworks, 1999, chapter 5, pp. 35-39.

Bartsch, Charles. "Financing Brownfield Reuse Opportunities: Creative Use of Public Sector Programs." Background Paper. Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1997.

Buy at Amazon ———. Financing Brownfield Reuse. Working Paper 6, Washington, DC: Northeast-Midwest Institute, 1999. ISBN: 1882061683.
15 Liability and Risk Management Pendergrass, John. "Sustainable Redevelopment of Brownfields: Using Institutional Controls to Protect Public Health." Environmental Law Reporter (May 1999): 10243-10258.

Ward, Elizabeth H. "Disturbing Trends in Brownfield Redevelopment." Environmental Progress 20, no. 2.
16 Bringing it All Together MacNeil, Jane Salodof. "Urban Brownfields: Goodguys for Troubled Neighborhoods." Conservation Matters: CLF (Summer 2002): 1-6.
17 Developer Perspective

Guest Speaker - Eli Levine, Brownfields Recovery Corp.
Meyer, Peter B., and Thomas S. Lyons. "Lessons from Private Sector Brownfields Redevelopers." APA Journal 66, no. 1 (Winter 2000).

Silber, Kenneth. "When Cleanliness Isn't a Virtue." City Journal.
18 The Role of CDCs in Brownfields Redevelopment

Guest Speakers - Jeremy Liu, ACDC
Buy at Amazon Dewar, Margaret, and Sabina Deitrick. "The Role of Community Development Corporations in Brownfield Redevelopment." In Recycling the City: The Use and Reuse of Urban Land. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2004, chapter 8, pp. 159-174. ISBN: 155844159X.
19 Where does that Leave us? Bartsch, Charles. "Maturing of Brownfields Policies." Northeast Midwest Economic Review (July/August 2000): 8-12.

Letser, Stephen. "Brownfields to Greenfields? The Jury is Still Out." Everyone's Backyard: Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste (Fall 1995): 12-16.

Buy at Amazon Shutkin, William, and Rafael Mares. "Brownfields and the Redevelopment of Communities: Linking Health, Economy, and Justice." In Reclaiming the Environmental Debate: The Politics of Health in a Toxic Culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000, pp. 57-75. ISBN: 0262082845.

Wernstedt, Ken, et al. "The Brownfields Phenomenon: Much Ado About Something or the Timing of the Shrewd?" Discussion Paper 04-46. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future, 2004.
20 Brownfield Politics and The End Game

Guest Speaker - Scott Darling, Esq.

Case Study - Part I
 
21 Case Study - Part II  
22 Case Study - Part III  
23 Student Presentations - I  
24 Student Presentations - II  
25 Student Presentations - III