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“Any conclusion that air quality at the Peace Bridge and on the Lower West Side is no worse than the general urban environment and not creating any additional health problems beyond the usual urban levels is at best totally premature and based on woefully incomplete data,” said William Scheider, a research assistant professor in environmental health for University at Buffalo.

The Investigative Post digs deep and fast into the dirty claims made by the DEC and state officials about the pollution testing. The three articles that follow are all related to the Investigative Post article “A Smell Surrounding Peace Bridge Air Study” by Dan Telvock. The article was originally posted on November 13th.

1) The original article: Investigative Post – http://www.investigativepost.org/2013/11/13/peace-bridge-air-study-draws-concerns/

2) A reprint: Artvoice – http://artvoice.com/issues/v12n46/cover_story

3) WGRZ (This article includes the news broadcast aired Wednesday night) – http://www.wgrz.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=232216

“I certainly would not reach a conclusion saying that the air is safe.”

– Judith Enck, Environmental Protection Agency’s regional administrator