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Public Citizen’s Stephanie Thomas Explains Inequities in Air Pollution

By Courtney Carpenter

Stephanie Thomas from Public Citizen, a nonprofit advocacy group, explains more about the inequities when it comes to air pollution in our area.

“It doesn’t matter what your income is, if you live in a community that is primarily people of color, you are likely going to be more exposed to pollution and that has big consequences. Across Harris County there is as much as a 23-year difference in life expectancy which is just shocking and no one’s life should be cut short because of the zip code they live in,” explained Thomas.

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