Health Rewind: Air Pollution Kills More Minorities Than Whites

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Health Rewind: Air Pollution Kills More Minorities Than Whites

People of color breathe in 38 percent more nitrogen dioxide air pollution than whites, says a new study. New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan and New Jersey had the largest racial pollution gaps in the U.S. Also, nitrogen dioxide pollution was responsible for 7,000 more deaths among minorities than whites, researchers found. — Kellee Terrell (@kelleent

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