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There is dramatic pollution inequality in the United States. According to a new study, white people experience 17% less air pollution than they produce through their consumption. Black and Hispanic people, however, experience about 56% and 63% more than they produce, respectively.
The researchers found that air pollution is disproportionately caused by white Americans' consumption of goods and services, but disproportionately inhaled by black and Hispanic Americans.
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Study Finds Racial Gap Between Who Causes Air Pollution And Who Breathes It
Blacks and Hispanics are exposed to higher levels of air pollution than whites, yet whites consume more of the goods and services that cause it, according to new research.
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