Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds

Author Name: 
Robert Preidt
Publication Date: 
Monday, September 18, 2017

 

Nonwhite Americans are surrounded by more air pollution from traffic than whites are, a new study finds.

While exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) fell among all Americans between 2000 and 2010, there was only a slight narrowing in differences between levels of exposure to the pollutant between nonwhites and whites.

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