Published September 15, 2017 12:26 PM

People of color still exposed to more air pollution

lthough people of color were more consistently exposed to air pollution, the study did uncover that average exposure to nitrogen dioxide decreased across all races and income levels. The study estimates that up to 5,000 heart disease related deaths could have been prevented if people of color experienced the same nitrogen dioxide levels as whites in 2010. Read the full release by UW News.

The research was published in a paper in Environmental Health Perspectives.

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