- air pollution
- California Air Resources Board
- digital mapping
- Environmental Justice
- Pollution Mapping Tool
- water pollution
California is a leader when it comes to both controlling air pollution and giving the public the power to know where it still exists, Reuters reports. The California Air Resources Board’s “Pollution Mapping Tool” provides the public with access to emissions data for toxic air pollutants, major chemical air pollution, and greenhouse gases from large industrial facilities.
Why This Matters: If you can see it, you can change it. By mapping these neighborhoods and showing pollution levels in real-time, the injustices faced by minorities are hard to overlook or explain away.Continue Reading 551 words