'Ground zero for pollution:' In this L.A. neighborhood surrounded by oil refineries, residents grapple with health issues
More than 2 million California residents live within 2,500 feet of operational oil wells, which release pollutants linked to higher rates of asthma and cancer.
I think Wilmington is probably the shittiest neighborhood in LA county (except maybe the far out boonies in the desert) due to this
This article does a really terrible job of showing a scientifically proven link between the refinery and the rates of asthma and cancer in Wilmington. Wilmington also happens to be next to the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach which has massive container ships burning bunker fuel and lines of semi trucks that wait idling for hours.