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Latinos more likely to see contamination as a serious health threat

When it comes to air pollution, Latinos are “exposed through various forms of cumulative pollution sources, because there are many harmful facilities in the areas where they live and work,” said Dr. Michael Méndez. Latino and black communities near freeways are also affected by air pollution.

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When it comes to air pollution, Latinos are “exposed through various forms of cumulative pollution sources, because there are many harmful facilities in the areas where they live and work,” said Dr. Michael Méndez. Latino and black communities near freeways are also affected by air pollution.

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