EPA Asks If Colorado’s Air Pollution Discriminates Against Hispanics

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the possibility that Colorado’s distribution of air pollution from Denver based industrial plants is discriminatory or could be creating a harmful disproportionate impact against Hispanic residents who live nearby, according to a letter released on Wednesday.
  • The investigation has reportedly been welcomed by Colorado Hispanics whose children go to school near one of Colorado’s only refineries. Media reports indicated some of the residents there have noticed so much pollution they even saw ash on their cars.
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