African-Americans are 75 percent more likely than others to live near facilities that produce hazardous waste. Can a grass-roots environmental-justice movement make a difference?
“Laws and policies have put Black and Brown communities in direct proximity to environmental toxins."
Parents are reporting that their child's symptoms have dramatically improved over the last few weeks.
Researchers estimate a climate effort in the Northeast U.S. helped the region reduce toxic air pollution and avoid hundreds of asthma and autism cases, preterm births, and low birth weights.