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A new community survey exposes widespread cancer, asthma, anxiety, and depression in Wilmington, California.
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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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The new hazardous waste site is located in a ZIP code that already is the most polluted in the state.
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This project is supported by a grant from USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism 2022 California Impact Fund.
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This project is supported by a grant from USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism 2022 California Impact Fund.
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Hundreds of people have been shot and killed in the industrial corridors of Wilmington, California.
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Wilmington, California, has experienced hundreds more deaths than it does on average. Power, pollution, and poverty all play a role.
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Recientemente, Willmington, California ha perdido más vidas de lo usual. El poder, la contaminación ambiental, y las dinámicas socioeconómicas tienen la culpa.
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The neighborhood has been a pollution dumping ground for decades.
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This story is part of a larger project led by Sarah Macaraeg, a 2019 Data Fellow who is investigating the disproportionate number of asthma diagnoses and severe symptoms among Memphis children.

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