Pitt and Gorbachev: You Know That You're Toxic

In today’s Transom, The Observer‘s Spencer Morgan has a wonderful scoop: It turns out that Brad Pitt’s "state-of-the-art, eco-friendly, sustainable housing facility" in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward is being built on toxic land. The development is on an old industrial site, so there are several "biohazardous ‘hot spots.’" Oops!

But Mr. Pitt shouldn’t take all the blame: He’s co-funding the project with Global Green USA, part of Mikhail Gorbachev’s international environmental group.

Pitt and Gorbachev: You Know That You're Toxic