Grist Magazine Finds Link Between Pollution and Infant Mortality in San Bernadino County – Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A new investigation finds that pollution from the online shopping industry may be linked to high rates of infant mortality in a California count.

The online shopping economy appears to be having a deadly impact on children’s health in San Bernardino County.  A new investigation by Grist magazine reveals that high rates of infant mortality there may be linked to smog emitted by diesel trucks transporting goods. KRCB News Director Steve Mencher spoke with Justine Calma, who broke the story for Grist magazine.

To read Calma’s story visit, where you’ll also find a link to living downstream, KRCB’s environmental justice podcast.