Communities Surrounding Logan Airport Exposed To Harmful Air Pollution, Research Finds

By Craig LeMoult September 24, 2019

A Southwest Airlines flight takes off from Boston Logan International Airport as seen from Winthrop, MA on March 13, 2019.
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( September 24, 2019)

This is the third story in a three-part series on transportation-related air pollution in the Boston area. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

Research from several Boston-area universities shows a kind of air pollution that can lead to heart attacks and strokes is contaminating homes and schools near highways, especially in low-income areas. But it’s not just vehicles on the road that are contaminating local communities with this kind of pollution. Read Full Article here

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