Proponents of environmental justice claim that racial minorities are disproportionally subjected to environmental hazards. Reflect on your views regarding environmental issues. Do you favor the economic factors over protection of the environment? Why or why not? Would you be willing to house a chemical or nuclear waste repository in your neighborhood? Why or why not?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 3:34 am ad1c9bdddf
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OTA 105878/Xenia Jones
Environmental Justice is, according to Tyler & Miller (2003), "the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies." As a concept, it emerged in the US in the 80's at a period when industrial issues forced environmental awareness into the mainstream. Environment and its protection encompassed not just the rainforests and natural reserves but the world where one lived & worked making environmental justice one about redressing ecological issues and protecting living-spaces not only ...
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Do Team Names Create Racially Hostile Environment?
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