South Tacoma is heavily populated by industry, covered with concrete and pavement, where traffic clogs up around commuting times.
Alejandro Fernández has lived in the area since 2018, and he knows the industrialization of the neighborhood well. He and others who call the area home enjoy the remaining Garry oak trees and green spaces. Read More
The Environmental Health Disparities Map ranks neighborhoods from 1 to 10. Ten is coded in red, meaning a higher environmental risk while 1, being the lowest, is coded in blue. On that map, Yakima County is a big, red blemish. Read More
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