Environmental Issues: Environmental Justice
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- The Environmental Justice Movement
- Championed primarily by African-Americans, Latinos, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, the environmental justice movement addresses a statistical fact: people who live, work and play in America's most polluted environments are most often people of color and the poor.
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- Fighting Poverty, Segregation is Part of Urban Resilience
- posted by Shelley Poticha, 9/30/15
- California Bills on Governor Brown's Desk
- posted by Victoria Rome, 9/28/15
- Without Voting Rights There Are No Environmental Rights
- posted by Marc Boom, 9/17/15
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- Hidden Danger
- A large percentage of U.S. Latinos live and work in urban and agricultural areas where they face heightened danger of exposure to air pollution, unsafe drinking water, pesticides, and lead and mercury contamination.
- Asthma and Air Pollution
- Bad air can bring on asthma attacks; tracking air quality and controlling pollution from cars, factories and power plants can help.