Posts Tagged ‘health’

A River for All? Environmental Justice & the Duwamish River Valley

Published on in Green Acre Radio

Ever since Seattle’s only river was declared a Superfund site, the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition has advocated on behalf of the communities who live near it. In a new report, DRCC says the EPA, who is legally responsible for cleaning up the river, also have an obligation to the communities whose lives have been impacted.

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New Study: Seattle’s Unhealthiest Zip Code

Published on in KUOW

Its been said that you can tell more about someone’s health by looking at their zip code than their genetic code. People who live in neighborhoods along the Lower Duwamish River – zip code 98108 – don’t live as long as other residents of King County. On average, they die eight years earlier.

 

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