Bernadette Hohl, a senior research investigator with the Penn Injury Science Center and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s Injury Prevention Program partnered with the University of Michigan Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center to analyze communities hardest hit by illegal dumping and how they might prevent it.

Illegal dumping has become an escalating menace, casting a shadow of environmental decay and public health hazards over communities globally. A recent article explores the detrimental impact of this  act, shedding light on how it exacerbates blight, poses serious health risks and underscores the pressing need for effective strategies to curb illegal dumping and its pervasive effects.

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