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Poh-Gek Forkert

Poh-Gek Forkert is a research scientist and toxicologist and has published more than eighty papers and book chapters on the metabolism of toxic chemicals. She has worked with environmental lawyers and citizen groups, and testified at hearings of the Environmental Review Tribunal, most recently at the Paris Pit case. She is professor emerita at Queen’s University.

  • Fighting Dirty

    How a Small Community Took on Big Trash

    By Poh-Gek Forkert  

    An epic ten-year struggle against the biggest garbage company in the world

    • Ontario Legislative Assembly Speaker's Book Award, 2019 (Shortlisted)

    Published September 2017

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