- 27 out of 33 sampling locations exceeded the residential standard for the most toxic of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), benzo(a)pyrene (BaP)
- 5 out of 33 exceeded industrial levels (more than 150 times higher than residential standards for BaP)
How will this bill fair in 2017? Will there be real deliverance from industrial pollution or more feigning concern from regulators and decision-makers?
The photographs here are public domain and no credit is required. The picture of the “breaker boys” is from an iconic photographer who chronicled child labor named Lewis Wickes Hines.