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If you live on the south side of Fresno, you are likely exposed to multiple sources of air pollution that can harm your health — and the hot summer days can increase the risk.
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Imagine taking your kids on a trolley to visit the neighborhood park. Now, picture an electric transit system that’s fast and cheap and can take you to work right from your doorstep. What if Fresno could do all that, and reduce the local rate of childhood asthma?
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Step one: listen to community questions before asking your own.
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On the Yakama Reservation in eastern Washington, one group of students is trying to solve the problem of asthma by attacking its roots.
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Asthma is on the rise across the U.S., and people of color are more likely to have asthma. On Native American reservations, the problem is particularly grave.
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This story was produced as a project for the 2020 Impact Fund....
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A section of a popular camping area in the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area will be closed off by the end of the year — and fencing is being installed this week under an emergency permit issued to protect public health.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Oceano Dunes stays open to off-roading. But California still says big changes must be made Health alert: Air quality warning issued for

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