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Air Pollution: Latinos At High Risk (Video)

Air Pollution: Latinos At High Risk (Video)

 

“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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Photo credit: Moms Clean Air Force

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4:13AM PST on Jan 19, 2012

thanks

4:12AM PST on Jan 19, 2012

hope it gets better

5:56PM PST on Jan 17, 2012

thanks for sharing

9:05AM PST on Jan 16, 2012

thanks, and Ernest... for all you know she is a citizen! What an ignorant comment!

2:38PM PST on Jan 15, 2012

Thanks

11:39AM PST on Jan 15, 2012

thanks for sharing

10:04AM PST on Jan 15, 2012

Ever been to Mexico City?

1:54AM PST on Jan 15, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

4:20AM PST on Jan 14, 2012

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3:33AM PST on Jan 13, 2012

I've heard it all. lets all fix this for the poor illegal.

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