Source: USA Today
The air we breathe continues to be unhealthy for many Americans, according to a new report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association.
In fact, more than 4 out of 10 Americans (135 million people) live where the air is polluted, the report states. In addition, the report found that people of color were 61% more likely to live in a county with unhealthy air than white people.
The association’s 22nd annual “State of the Air” report also said climate change continues to make air pollution worse.
Read more: Over 4 of 10 Americans breathe polluted air, report says. And people of color are 61% more likely to be affected.