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Tonawanda and Grand Island Communities Mobilize After Tonawanda Coke is Found Guilty of Breaking Their Probation and Sentenced in Federal Court

TONAWANDA, NY: Residents of Tonawanda and Grand Island will meet to mobilize efforts surrounding the latest issues at Tonawanda Coke Corp. The company faces NYS DEC in State court on October 10th. These meetings will help answer questions and develop a plan on how our communities will move forward. We will also have a guest speaker presenting a short over view and answering your questions pertaining to the chemicals that are coming off of the plant and how they may impact our health. Citizen Science Community Resources director, Jackie James Creedon, states, “We continue to see the stacks at Tonawanda Coke spewing out black sooty smoke every single day and wonder if our health is being compromised. We are meeting to determine what we can do using citizen science and as a united front to help put an end to this company’s pollution once and for all.” When: Saturday, September 29, 2018 Where: River Road Fire Hall, 39 River Road, Tonawanda, NY 14150 Time: 11am-noon When: Monday, October 8, 2018 Where: Community Room at Burger King, 1700 Grand Island Blvd. Grand Island, NY 14072 Time: 6:30-7:30pm

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