Race and Environmentalism
Discusses and explains the problem of environmental racism in cities throughout the country.
# 29342 | 4,650 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Jul 28, 2003 in Environmental Studies (Air Pollution) , Environmental Studies (Urban Issues) , Environmental Studies (Environmental Problems) , African-American Studies (Racism) , Latin-American Studies (Environmental Issues) , Public Administration (General)
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This paper looks at the attempt to dump unwanted projects that pose a large number of health and environmental risks, on poor and minority communities. The paper addresses the racial bias reflected in the environmental decisions made by the City of Los Angeles, and uses the Vernon incinerator case as an example of the city's decision-making process and how organized communities can fight back.
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