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Mapping the Ongoing Challenges of Environmental Justice

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new tool to visualize the ongoing realties of environmental justice in cities around the country.
June 18, 2015, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Daniel Rivero shares news of a new tool from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that maps environmental indicators next to socioeconomic information from the U.S. Census.

"The results are at times stark and shocking," writes Rivero.

The post goes on to share pollution maps for 18 major U.S. cities, showing how minority populations usually occupy the neighborhoods most impacted by ozone levels, particulate matter, and known or threatened releases of chemicals. 

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Published on Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Fusion
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