Low-Income, Black Neighborhoods Still Hit Hard by Air Pollution

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America, particularly those where many low-income and African American people live, a disparity highlighted in research presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York. The nation’s air on the whole has become cleaner in the past 70 years, but those benefits are seen primarily in whiter, higher-income areas, said Kerry Ard, an associate professor of environmental sociology at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Follow this link to learn more. Sourced from: CFAES