One Town’s Decades Long Struggle For Cleaner Air

Collette Williams and her son SaVaughn live a few blocks from the Clairton Coke Works. Pollutants from the plant exceed local limits, and Williams believes that exacerbates her son

The air has been getting dirtier around the country’s largest coke fuel plant near Pittsburgh. The push to clean up pollution is complicated when residents depend on the industry that’s causing it.

(Image credit: Reid R. Frazier/Allegheny Front)

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