African American Exposure to Prescribed Fire Smoke in Georgia, USA
Study examining exposure to air pollution from prescribed
burning affecting predominantly African American
communities in rural Georgia. Discusses conservation-based
prescribed burning practices in Georgia and land ownership
dynamics, offering a census tract analysis of African
American, Hispanic American, and White residence in
relation to burn areas. Provides maps indicating spatial
distribution of burn permits for conservation lands,
government lands, commercial lands, and private landowner
lands with approximate percentages of African American
population for each census tract.
Cassandra Johnson Gaither, Sadia Afrin, Fernando Garcia-Menendez, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(17), 3079
Black or African American · Environmental health · Policy · Statistics and data · Georgia