Public Lab Research note

Bucket Successes

by A_SCH with kgradow1 | November 08, 2020 23:24 08 Nov 23:24 | #24957 | #24957

A_SCH was awarded the Watchdog Barnstar by amocorro for their work in this research note.

South Durban, South Africa

Desmond D'sa describes how bucket monitors played a vital role in helping to reform South Africa's environmental policy.

Tonawanda, New York

"For ten years, community members fought to hold Tonawanda Coke accountable for poisoning the air in Tonawanda NY. Using buckets, summa canisters, and tenacious organizing, they collaborated with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and found that the amount of benzene emitted by Tonawanda Coke was nine times higher than what was being reported to the EPA." Read the whole story here



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@amocorro awards a barnstar to A_SCH for their awesome contribution!

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