Tag Archives: pollution

Bell in Brief: Killer coal dust once darkened our Downtown

The burning of coal at the gigantic Consumers Gas complex—some of which still survives in the Berkeley and Front area—blackened the rich marble and brick facades of almost every building in Toronto. It was also coal gas that killed thousands ...

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Cabbagetown Air Monitoring Walk July 26

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) will host its first Air Tracking Community Walk in Cabbagetown this afternoon! TEA’s INHALE Project is gathering and mapping data on air pollution in Toronto’s downtown core. Our goal is to use this data to ...

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Noise problems plague many Toronto residents

A new poll commissioned by the Toronto Noise Coalition (www.torontonoisecoalition.ca) finds that noise is a very important issue to Toronto residents. The poll, conducted by Public Square Research (www.publicsquareresearch.ca) finds that the majority of Torontonians (72%) are interested in the ...

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