UCLA study: L.A. neighborhoods show striking differences in transit-related air pollution

December 13, 2013

Suzanne Paulson (Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences) recently headed a study of transit-related air pollution in L.A. neighborhoods. The study indicates that while more affluent neighborhoods generally fared better, the Mar Vista community near the Santa Monica Airport scored worse for ultra-fine particle pollutants than freeway-laced downtown and Boyle Heights and far worse than neighboring portions of West Los Angeles.

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