Summary: Due to governmental neglect and haphazard zoning regulations, the incidence of asthma is disproportionately higher in Barrio Logan than other parts of the United States. However, for the members of the vibrant Chicano community whose families have resided there for generations, this phenomenon sheds light on a larger history of environmental racism. An overhead view of the shipyards and chemical plants just a few blocks from residences in Barrio Logan. There is a story among the people of Barrio Logan about a young girl brought to a doctor in San Diego for a second opinion on the cause of her incessant coughing. The child sat on the observation bed and, as the doctor began examining her lung capacity, she quickly noticed the astounding extent to which the lung was degraded.
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NYC Environmental Racism. Search this site. What is Environmental Racism? Effects of Environmental Racism. New York City may be America's melting pot of cultures, but has one of the worst records when it comes to environmental racism.
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Subscriber Account active since. The environmental justice movement began in the late s, when people of color began pushing back against a disproportionate level of exposure to hazardous waste, air pollutants, and chemicals. Today, people of color are far more likely to live in areas with higher rates of air pollution, toxic waste facilities, landfills, and lead poisoning. Studies have shown that non-Hispanic whites have the lowest exposure rates to air pollution, as opposed to Hispanic and Black Americans, and that over half of the people who live in close proximity to toxic waste facilities are people of color.
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