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11 edition of Environmental justice found in the catalog.

Environmental justice

a reference handbook

by David E. Newton

  • 374 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distributive justice,
  • Environmental justice -- Social aspects,
  • Civil rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid E. Newton.
    SeriesContemporary world issues
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC578 .N485 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL988371M
    ISBN 100874368480
    LC Control Number96026539

    The partnership focuses on outreach, fair returns to minority and other small farmers and rural communities, farmworker working conditions, environmental protection and food safety. This, too, is not a perennial feature of environmental law, but developed in the s because of specific institutional decisions. But they should be clear that their mission is more than technical. Gaul, a Pulitzer Prize-winner, recounts the history of coastal development or over-development, to be precise and lays out the case for changing the way we regulate and subsidize risky construction.

    The Strategic Plan targets Responsible Officials, meaning office and program managers, for the trainings, as well as the SES-level points of contact required by the Secretary's message. In these southern communities, black churches and other voluntary associations are used to organize resistance efforts, including research and demonstrations, such as the protest in Warren County, North Carolina. Environmentalism is also defined by a set of advocacy organizations that grew up in the same years: the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Sierra Club Legal Defense Club which later became Earthjustice, the major environmental litigation groupand the Environmental Law Institute either appeared or took their current form in these years. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. Ethical Eating We recognize the moral consequences of our food choices and pay attention to the impact of our involvement in the food system.

    The Supreme Court removed an essential protection against disparate environmental impacts in the form of constitutional Equal Protection challenges. Provide targeted training and capacity-building to EJ communities. The same questions attach to spending the remediation fund from the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and would attach to the revenue from many kinds of national or trans-national carbon tax or cap-and-trade schemes. The United States Commission on Civil Rights has concluded that the African-American community has been disproportionately affected by Cancer Alley as a result of Louisiana's current state and local permit system for hazardous facilities, as well as their low socio-economic status and limited political influence.


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