Low-income and minority neighborhoods in U.S. exposed to 28% more nitrogen dioxide pollution, study finds — ScienceDaily

In urban areas across the U.S., low-income neighborhoods and communities of color experience an average of 28% more nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution than higher-income and majority-white neighborhoods. The disparity is driven primarily by proximity to trucking routes on major roadways, where diesel trucks are emitters of NO2 and other air pollutants. Nitrogen dioxide is a […]