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Urban Renewal: Toxic Brownfields Tough To Redevelop

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former MDI Superfund site east of downtown Houston
They're some of the ugliest places in Texas. What are called "brownfields" — old industrial properties where there's often toxic waste still in the soil and groundwater. With cities like Dallas and Houston re-developing their urban cores, brownfields are a growing concern.

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...