An Epidemiological Study on the Health Effects and Coke Oven Emissions from Tonawanda Coke

This project will conduct a 10 year cohort study of 38,000 residents of Tonawanda and Grand Island to examine the health effects of industrial environmental pollutants.

It will also develop an Environmental Health Education Center to provide resources for the community.


Matthew Bonner (Principal Investigator), James Olson, (Director of Commmunity Engagement), Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter (Co-Iinvestigator)

Funding Agency

US District Court

Funding Dates