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The Color of Climate

The County With the Worst Air Pollution in the U.S. Just Voted to Drill for More Oil and Gas

Opponents of the move say most of the oil and gas wells will be drilled near Hispanic communities

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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate




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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.

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