Clean Air Helps Everyone. It Helps Black Communities a Lot.

A new study quantified the benefits of pollution reduction in terms of race and class.  As noted in, by tightening the limits on fine particulate matter from emitters like smokestacks, diesel trucks and power plants, the mortality rate for higher-income Black adults, lower-income white adults and lower-income Black adults would be reduced by 6 to 7 percent, and a 4 percent red