A Case Study of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Southwestern Pennsylvania's Greene County suffers from serious air and water pollution, and cancer rates in this predominantly low-income Appalachian community are substantially higher than state and national averages. This December 2004 report details the results of NRDC's investigation into the county's pollution problems, and finds that despite the obvious health risks county residents face, state and federal officials have repeatedly allowed inadequate monitoring of air and water pollution and have made no significant effort to collect data on possible health effects linked to pollution in Greene County.
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OVERVIEW & QUICK REFERENCE
FULL REPORT IN PDF
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
(Links indicate sections available as individual webpages)
Chapter 1: Overview of Greene County
Chapter 2: Sources of Water Pollution
Chapter 3: Drinking Water Quality Problems
Chapter 4: Sources of Air Pollution
Chapter 5: Conclusion
Appendix 1: Databases Consulted
Appendix 2: Additional Air Pollution Data
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