|Detroit Free Press (June 2010)|
by Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press
June 19th, 2010
Sandwiched between I-75 and some of Michigan's largest industrial plants, Detroit's 48217 ZIP code is the state's most polluted, according to an analysis by University of Michigan environmental scientists.
|Newsweek Magazine (August 2008)|
by Anna Kuchment, Newsweek
August 2nd, 2008
With support from the state and two environmental nonprofits, the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment and Global Community Monitor, a group of students tested the air outside their school and found elevated levels of heavy metals, including lead and nickel.
|The News Journal (June 2008)|
by Jeff Montgomery, The News Journal
June 7th, 2008
A new, citizen-led watchdog group will start monitoring pollution at long-troubled Claymont Steel to satisfy themselves that the mill is meeting environmental standards.
|The Sunday Express (June 2006)|
by Soun Jain, The Sunday Express
June 4th, 2006
Armed with little more than a special bucket with two nozles and a plastic bag, an entire community living near a Tamil Nadu industrial area has monitored air pollution and come up with the data from across the nation that could become the basis of a campaign for change.
|Australian, The Nation Section (June 2006)|
by Lisa Macnamara, The Australian News
January 23rd, 2006
Residents living in the shadow of a major Victorian oil refinery will pay to test air quality themselves, fearing widespread respiratory problems have been caused by toxic emissions.
|National Geographic (June 2004)|
June 1st, 2004
In June 2004, National Geographic dedicated its edition to articles related to the effects of oil extraction and oil industry pollution in a numbered of countries and communities around world. In one of the articles, Hilton Kelley explains the use of the bucket to monitor the air around oil refineries.
|The Hindu (March 2004)|
by Our Special Correspondent, The Hindu
March 6th, 2004
People of the six villages in the vicinity of the SPICOT industrial estate here were imparted training on how to monitor air-pollution and to collect air sample on a day-to-day basis with a simple and low-cost device.
|Mother Jones Magazine (2003)|
by Donovan Webster and Michael Scherer, Mother Jones Magazine
September 1st, 2003
Kelley patrols his old neighborhood in his 1995 Buick LeSabre, carrying the environmental activist's low-tech equivalent of a James Bond gizmo -- a "bucket-style" air monitor, literally a white five-gallon plastic bucket that pumps samples of air into sealable plastic bags.
|Fenceline: A Company Town Divided (2002)|
by Slawomir Grunbergm and Jane Greenberg
January 1st, 2002
Fenceline: A Company Town Divided by Slawomir Grünberg with Jane Greenberg, profiles Norco, Louisiana, a true company town. Named after a refinery now owned by Shell Oil, Norco is home to two distinct communities—one black and one white.
|Blue Vinyl: The World's First Toxic Comedy (2002)|
by Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand
January 1st, 2002
The hazards of bio-accumulation, pollution, and the makeup of what we commonly hope are benign plastics are tackled in this documentary directed by Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand.