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Air Issues in Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood

EPA continues to be concerned about air pollution in the Pilsen neighborhood. EPA is evaluating air quality data gathered by an air monitor in the community maintained by Illinois EPA and Cook County Department of Environmental Control. EPA and the State of Illinois have signed a consent decree with H. Kramer and Co. to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act and state air pollution violations at the firm's copper smelting foundry in the Pilsen neighborhood.


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Street map showing the locations of H. Kramer, Fisk Generating Station and the nearby ambient air monitoring stations.

Street map showing the locations of H. Kramer, Fisk Generating Station and the nearby ambient air monitoring stations. (Click to enlarge)

Air Quality System (AQS) Ambient Monitoring Data

Nonattainment Designation for the 2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standard

Enforcement History

Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data

Environmental Justice (EJ View Mapper) View


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