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HARLEY SOLTES / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Overwhelmingly white, the green movement is reaching for the rainbow

An elevated section of Interstate 5 sits only one lane away from a Chinatown International District apartment building. In a survey to assess environmental concerns in the community, air quality was listed as No. 2. Proximity to freeway exhaust could put the neighborhood's 4,200 residents at increased risk of asthma, bronchitis and lung cancer, among other ailments.