Lehigh Valley Has 14th-Worst Particle Pollution in the Nation, So Let’s Build an Effing Incinerator In Allentown!

Via Keystone Politics, via Jon Geeting, the American Lung Association, Lehigh Valley Live, and me.  Here.

Oh, and here’s where the Mayor and his allies on Council want to put it:


Here it is by minority demography.



  1. natekey · April 24, 2013

    was it that bad when we were going up?


    • Christopher Cocca · May 2, 2013

      I think it’s always been bad, but it’s been worse since I-78 came when we were kids and since traffic on 22 (and arteries like Cedar Crest and Tilghman) became so heavily over-traveled.


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