Proof! “Superpolluters” target minority and low-income communities

Proof! “Superpolluters” target minority and low-income communities

It’s impossible to visit polluted, overburdened low income and minority communities without getting the strong feeling that they are targets for the worst polluters in America.

An excellent study proves this is true, and identifies roughly 800 of the dirtiest facilities that are damaging millions of peoples lives in these communities.

Learn more about the study in these articles:

If You’re a Minority and Poor, You’re More Likely to Live Near a Toxic Waste Site, Fortune Magazine

SUNY-ESF professor co-writes study finding evidence of environmental racism, Daily Orange

or read the entire study at

Study Cross-Links Pollution Extremes to Race, Socio-Economic Status, IOPScience