Media Release

People Living in Low Income Communities Likely to Face Greater Pollution Releases

New study examines links between pollution and poverty in Great Lakes basin and Toronto

Nov 27 2008
Toronto People living in poverty in the Great Lakes basin may be experiencing an increased burden of high air pollution from industrial facilities in their communities, says a new study released today by the Canadian Environmental Law Association and Environmental Defence through the groups’ PollutionWatch project. Download the media release below. The full report and fact sheets are linked to the Environmental Justice and Equity collection. Download PDF file