Hidden Hazards: A Call to Action for Healthy, Livable Communities

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Publication Date: 
December, 2010
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Community / Economic Development
Environment (Air, Water, Land)
Health Disparities / Social Determinants of Health
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This report provides new evidence of the high density of air pollution hazards and exposure in certain areas of Los Angeles, which even though largely "hidden" from the view of regulatory agencies, still affect all the residents of Los Angeles County.

This report offers compelling evidence of compounding environmentally-linked health hazards that plague some poor and minority neighborhoods, and shares one community's strategy to unveil and remediate unhealthy unconditions.

Los Angeles Collaborative for Environmental Health and Justice, a project of the Liberty Hill Foundation