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Wildfire Smoke Worsens Existing Inequities

The toxic wildfire smoke blanketing large swaths of the Midwest and eastern U.S. is exacerbating extant air pollution risks, especially for historically excluded communities. Racist policy decisions have resulted in polluting industries

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Wildfire Smoke Harms To Linger

While the immediate impacts of the dangerous pollution across the eastern U.S. from Canadian wildfires are clearing, the long-term risks of toxic air pollution, are not going away. Major League Baseball games,

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Wildfire Smoke Chokes East Cost

Hundreds of Canadian wildfires blanked wide swaths of the eastern U.S. with hazardous wildfire smoke, sending people to emergency rooms, forcing millions to stay indoors, and bringing everything from school schedules to

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Cancer Alley Residents Are Fighting Back

In Southwestern Louisiana, oil and gas companies are polluting the air and water with dangerous chemicals, making kids sick. Yet the fossil fuel industry wants to expand in the region, vying to

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Mold Lingers After Hurricane Ian

The lingering effects of Hurricane Ian are still destroying buildings and endangering human health, Earther reports. Mold flourishes in damp and waterlogged environments (like, for example, recently flooded drywall and the lumber

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