Researchers’ study highlights environmental injustice in air pollution

April 28, 2021
A new study from air quality researchers at universities across the United States provides additional data to support a growing collection of findings about the disproportionate impact of air pollution on communities of color, increasing pressure on the Biden administration to deliver on its promises to achieve environmental justice. The study by Christopher Tessum et al., “PM2.5 polluters disproportionately and systemically affect people of color in the United States,” appeared April 28 in the journal Science Advances and examines...

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