The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
Climate change and a growing demand for Colorado River water are expected to dramatically increase the pace at which the lake shrinks, exposing more lake bed and the agricultural toxins trapped in the mud.
Winter leads to more air pollution in South and West Phoenix.
From lead poisoning to industrial waste to toxins that don't come through corroding pipes or dirty plants, like menthol – kids of color suffer the brunt of it.
Over 8,800 patients were found to be suffering from respiratory diseases like common cold and lung issues.
Communities of color have been disproportionately subjected to living with freeways and industrial plants and their pollutants.
Neighborhood groups are concerned that the plant would further pollute an area already considered to be heavily impacted by environmental degradation.
As the conditions on the Ohio — and its cargo — become more hazardous, key regulatory organizations struggle to keep up with the growing demands of this water highway.
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