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Monica Vaughan's Blog

The boom of local truck traffic is adding to the environmental burdens South Fresno residents are... more »
posted 03/11/22
In the midst of my reporting on the health effects of bad air quality downwind of an off-road... more »
posted 07/24/19
Sand dunes at a state recreation area popular with off-road vehicles on California's Central... more »
posted 03/14/19

Monica Vaughan's Work

If you live on the south side of Fresno, you are likely exposed to multiple sources of air pollution that can harm your health — and the hot summer days can increase the risk.
The new hazardous waste site is located in a ZIP code that already is the most polluted in the state.
This project is supported by a grant from USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism 2022 California Impact Fund.