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FACT SHEET: URGING FEDERAL & STATE CLEAN CARS POLICY

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Transportation is the largest source of pollution that fuels the climate crisis in the US. 

Finalizing strong federal standards for cars and trucks is crucial for the health of Latino/e communities.

Some key facts:

  • people of color are 3.7 times more likely than white people to live in a county with failing national air quality standards

  • Latine communities disproportionately suffer harm from tailpipe emissions. 

  • About 10% of Latine children suffer from asthma,and Latine children are 40% more likely to die from asthma than non-Latine white children.

Download our factsheet to learn more about how clean cars policies can improve health outcomes and protect us from vehicle pollution.

Check out the state of the stats in….

These four states have sizable Latino populations and have not yet introduced clean car policies to encourage EV sales and protect their communities from the harmful effects of tailpipe emissions. 

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