Freeways Hard To Avoid As L.A. Builds Schools

<p>This report form <em>NPR</em> looks at the threats associated with building schools near freeways, and how those threats are not easy to avoid in Los Angeles.</p>
October 11, 2007, 6am PDT | Nate Berg
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"Lawmakers and scientists agree that building schools close to freeways is a bad idea. The concern is air pollution and the impact it can have on young lungs. But in Los Angeles, where more than 100 new public schools are being built, it's hard to find a site that's not near a freeway."

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Published on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 in NPR
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