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New Douglas County Office Takes Aim at Health Disparities, but Ensuring Equity is an Uphill Battle

On May 30, black smoke plumed from a warehouse in South Omaha. Emergency signals alerted Omahans that the fire ignited harmful concrete-sealant chemicals which were being emitted into the air. But not everyone heard the warnings. For days and weeks after the fire, confusion persisted in part due to the county’s failure to provide immediate […]