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Thursday, March 30
The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization gives "Toxic Tours" of the neighborhood as a way to educate the community and others about the looming toxic presence of several industries right in their backyards. In Mechanics, Sheila Burt takes the tour and learns more about the sources of pollution.