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Residents reported noise, fire, and an explosion coming from this scrap metal operation.
Braddock residents reported seeing a reddish plume coming from the U.S. Steel Edgar Thomson Plant in their community.
U.S. Steel Clairton Coke Works on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2019, flames and an explosion was captured at the Clairton plant.
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Valley Clean Air Now (VCAN), Women for a Healthy Environment, New Voices for Reproductive Justice
I was called to do this work in late 2019. I was hired as a Community Health Worker with Women for a Healthy Environment to focus on Asthma and Air Quality. It wasn’t until I began this work that I became more aware of the impacts of environmental exposure on the health and well-being of the communities I serve. Even in my own experience, it took me working from home to start really noticing the impacts it had on my household. Besides being someone who always wanted to see people and communities thriving spiritually, mentally and physically, I believe I was called to do this work where I can be a catalyst.