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Environmental Racism

NPR's Ina Jaffe reports on allegations of environmental racism in a southern California community. Residents of Southgate, a primarily Latino town, claim their area has been chosen as the proposed site for a new power plant because energy company officials assume they are "stupid immigrants" who won't fight back.

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