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The Ironbound neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, has become one of the most polluted in the country. That’s because it is surrounded by polluting industries, including one of the largest sewage plants in the country and a trash incinerator that burns thousands of tons of trash every week. Residents have been demanding cleaner air for more than 50 years. We met residents and activists who told us how the pollution has affected their lives and health, and how they’re fighting back.
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