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What is the connection between environmental justice and resources?

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Environmental Justice and Resources

What is the connection between environmental Justice and resources? To answer this we must first define environmental justice. It is a broad topic but we can estimate its definition according to Bryant (1995) - environmental justice or EJ is "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." He further iterated that the only time environmental justice is served is when people ...

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The connection between environmental justice and resources - in particular the resources necessary for human society - is discussed in this solution. references are listed. A Word version is attached.

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