The ongoing struggle to protect Philadelphia's children from environmental harm

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About the series

Toxic City is an investigative series about the ongoing struggle to protect Philadelphia’s children, many poor and minority, from environmental harm.

The series has been supported by funding from the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism and the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism.

How safe is my school?

Find detailed reports on hazards at more than 200 Philadelphia district schools