PERRO fights the disproportionate amount of pollution in the Pilsen neighborhood.

PERRO believes all people have the right to live in a clean and healthy environment, regardless of their race and class. Its mission is to spread awareness about this concept of environmental justice and make Pilsen a healthier place to live, work, and raise children.

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Community Environmental Interests

Water Contamination

Is the water you drink safe?

Water Contamination

Is the water you drink safe?

Is the water you drink safe?

Coal Power

The largest source of air pollution

Coal Power

The largest source of air pollution

The largest source of air pollution

Environmental Rights

Your Environmental Rights

Environmental Rights

Your Environmental Rights

Your Environmental Rights

Metal Shredder

The metal recycling industry is considered the fourth deadliest industry in America

Metal Shredder

The metal recycling industry is considered the fourth deadliest industry in America

The metal recycling industry is considered the fourth deadliest industry in America

1377 Milligrams per Kilograms of Lead in Pilsen topsoil (The EPA standard is 50 mg/kg)
54 Low-Income yards with removed topsoil due to lead contamination
1500 people live in the targeted portion of pilsen
29000 residents in the chicago area are prone to lead contaminated water

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Air Pollution

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