Air Quality Risk Index and Race in Chicago

Release date: March 2021

Author(s): Seth Laxman

Language: English

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Air Quality Risk Index and Race in Chicago, IL: The City of Chicago created an air quality and health risk index based on EJScreen and CalEnviroScreen methodology. In this map, the results of that index are compared with the demographic by census tract to visualize the relationship between majority POC areas and environmental hazards like air pollution.