Study Warns Of Growing Disparity In Air Pollution Exposure Across The United States

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – SEPTEMBER 10: A woman walks past the marquee on the The South Coast Cinemas … [+] Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Major differences exist between air quality levels in eastern and western states and exposure levels for white people and people of color, according to a new study.

The American Lung Assocation’s annual State of the Air report reveals nearly 120 million people in the United States – more than one in three – live in counties that have unhealthy levels of ozone or PM2.5 particle pollution.

The study found that while ozone pollution generally improved […]

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