This week on The Allegheny Front, a special look at Clairton, home of the largest coke facility in North America, and the people who live with the industry there. Some residents say they’ve had enough, and they’re taking action by telling their stories. (Photo: Mark Dixon / Flickr)
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Stories in this episode
- Asthma, dirty air and the struggle to clean up a chronic polluter - After decades of pollution violations, will the Clairton Coke Works clean up it act? Some are cautiously optimistic.
- Five Cities, 12 Pollutants. What a New Study Shows about Health and Dirty Air - The study looks at the connection between air pollution and emergency room visits for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
- Fighting Air Pollution With Stories and Friendship - A Clairton business owner and a clean air advocate team up to help people, reluctant to speak out about air pollution, find their voice.