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E-M:/ Asthma and air pollution in Ingham Cty.



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Enviro-Mich message from "Eric Uram" <eric.uram@sierraclub.org>
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Does anyone else wonder why there isn't a greater public participation in EPA's
air toxics workshop in Detroit?

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November 1, 2001ASTHMA EPIDEMIC AMONG YOUNG BLACKS IN INGHAM COUNTY
Suppressed Report Shows Disturbing Trends.  www.peer.org/press/192.html A
distrubing report on air quality, that was suppressed by MI's Ingham
County Health Department shows that asthma rates of young black males is
nearly 3 times higher than the asthma-related hospitalizations of young
black females and over 2.5 times that of the county's white youth. Air
pollution is causing a cancer risk that is 100 times the goals specified
in the Clean Air Act.

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MI WETLANDS
10-24-01 Green Earth Journal. Insiders.
http://www.greenjournal.com/articles.html?article_id=114641683






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