NRDC and Community Partner Comments on Proposed Chicago Manganese Dust Rule

June 13, 2018

NRDC, the Southeast Environmental Task Force, the Southeast Side Coalition to Ban Petcoke, Chicago Environmental Justice Network, and several other partners submitted joint comments to the Chicago Department of Public Health on the agency’s proposal to update local dust regulations to address neurotoxic manganese. The comments call on the City to adopt comprehensive reforms to address environmental justice burdens, as well as to aggressively control manganese pollution.