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Removing toxic chemicals from the environment requires new emission limits







The costs for small businesses to comply could be ‘enormous’
By Isaac Peterson

Contributing Writer


Many people are talking lately about the numerous disparities in Minnesota between the White population and communities of color. People of color lose in every category. One little-noted area of disparity is environmental; people of color are exposed to more environmental pollution than their White counterparts. (The MSR has recently published the findings of scientific studies identifying these environmental disparities: “Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air,” May 8,  and “People of color most vulnerable to toxic chemical disasters,” May 15) . But while some are talking about the problem, others are doing something about it. Continue Reading →

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