The Most Detailed Map of Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution in the U.S.

Author:

Al Shaw and Lylla Younes

Resource Type:

Website, Research, Visualizations, Map

Math Content:

Mapping, Density, Modeling, Rates

Justice Issues:

Environmental Justice, Health, Pollution

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Description:

Using the EPA’s data, ProPublica mapped the spread of cancer-causing industrial air emissions down to the neighborhood level across the US. Useful tool for analyzing local environmental impact.