Air pollution high at US public schools with kids from marginalized groups: New study finds disparities in exposure by region, across the rural/urban divide and between economic and racial or ethnic makeup of students

Race- and ethnicity-based discrepancies in exposure to air pollution, especially regarding proximity to roadways and industrial zones, are well-established. A new study reports the first nationwide patterns in atmospheric fine particulate pollution and nitrogen dioxide exposure at U.S. public schools.

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