Published in Cancer Weekly, August 17th, 2004
The Sierra Club summarized 24 pollution studies. The author said the studies give weight to their arguments against Maryland's proposed Inter County Connector and Virginia's plans to widen the Capital Beltway.
"Anyone living near a major roadway with more than 20,000 vehicles a day is at risk," said Brett Hulsey, author of the new report Highway Health Hazards. "The Sierra Club is pushing for a Purple Line (railway) and trying to expand Metro lines."
A University of Colorado study found children living near busy roads are...
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