U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works accounted for 80 percent of all benzene emissions in Allegheny County in 2018. (Credit: Mark Dixon/flickr)
12 December 2022
Our Appalachian riverfronts should be thriving centers of commerce, trade and recreation. But, instead, the region is scattered with facilities that were abandoned by industry. The sites lie on contaminated land, seeping waste into our waterways.