h Magazine

Neville Island with bad air quality haze above and smoke stacks on the horizon. Neville Island with bad air quality haze above and smoke stacks on the horizon.

Issue 2, 2023

The cover story in the latest issue of h magazine looks at NYU researchers who found connections between the closure of the Shenango Coke Works on Neville Island near Pittsburgh and fewer emergency room visits by residents of surrounding communities. Their report, released in 2023, supports concerns of citizens and activists who have insisted for decades that industrial air pollution in general, and from the Shenango plant in particular, is harmful to human health.