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From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement

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When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice in 1994, the phenomenon of environmental racism the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities gained unprecedented recognition. Behind the President's signature, however, lies a remarkable tale of ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by New York University Press (first published 2000)
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One of the first environmental justice books I've read and I really enjoyed it. The combination of really cases and explanation of the movement was great. This book has definitely gotten me interested in the concept of environmental justice and the movement.
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