Alejandra Martinez

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Cristina Lazo starts the daily routine of washing her daughter Alina’s hands, changing clothes and rubbing an ointment on her irritated eyes after coming home from the outside. (Credit: Danielle Villasana for The Texas Tribune)
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Toxic air lingers in Texas Latino community, revealing failures in state’s air monitoring system

Public data from a network of state air monitors around the Houston Ship Channel is hard to interpret and is often inadequate, leaving Latino-majority neighborhoods like Cloverleaf unaware of whether the air they breathe is safe.

This project was created through the Altavoz Lab Environmental Fellowship in partnership with Environmental Health Sciences and received additional funding from the Pulitzer Center. It was co-published by The Texas Tribune, Environmental Health News and palabra.

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Al llegar a su casa desde el exterior, Cristina Lazo inicia la rutina diaria de lavarle las manos a su hija Alina, cambiarla de ropa y aplicarle una pomada en los ojos irritados. (Foto de Danielle Villasana/The Texas Tribune)
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El aire tóxico en una comunidad latina de Texas revela los fallos del sistema estatal de control de calidad del aire

Este es un proyecto de la beca de Medioambiente de Altavoz Lab, en alianza con Environmental Health Sciences, realizado con fondos adicionales del Pulitzer Center. Un reportaje copublicado por The Texas Tribune, Environmental Health News y palabra.

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