Baltimore City officials issue more environmental citations in Black neighborhoods with lower-than-average median household income, according to data made available via Open Baltimore. The five Baltimore neighborhoods that receive the most citations per capita are all at least 75% Black, according to the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, a nonprofit that collects data about Baltimore. In addition, the most cited neighborhoods have median household incomes below that of Baltimore as a whole.
Baltimore’s Black communities get more environmental citations – but no support, say activists
February 24, 2023