“Nearly one of every two Latinos live in areas where breathing is unhealthy and even deadly.”- U.S. Latinos and Air Pollution Latinos became the largest minority group in 191 U.S. metropolitan districts last year, with the highest expansion in areas of concentrated vehicle traffic, industry and power plant activity. Nearly one out of every two Latinos lives in the country’s top 25 most ozone-polluted cities. Watch this powerful video of Latina mom Ana Flores and see why she considers air pollution a personal attack on her family, and what prompted her to join Moms Clean Air Force.
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