A damning federal report concluded several agencies missed “multiple opportunities” to shield children living at the former West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago from lead and arsenic poisoning.
For years, City Hall dallied in the face of a lead poisoning epidemic among children in Buffalo's poorest neighborhoods. City officials have finally put in place a plan being praised as a "huge step forward."
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.