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Black people over 65 far more likely to die from pollution-related disease than white seniors
A new report shows Black Americans ages 65 and older are three times more likely to die from diseases related to pollution exposure than white Americans of the same age.¬† The analysis, released earlier this month by the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), suggests that current air pollution levels result in ‚Äúsignificant premature mortality and […]