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'''Environmental justice''' is a term that includes both the academic study of disparate environmental impacts as well as activism to address those impacts. This body of study grew out of the anti-toxic movement of the 1980's, and the findings of the time that environmental harms often correlated with race, class, or other axes of difference.
 
'''Environmental justice''' is a term that includes both the academic study of disparate environmental impacts as well as activism to address those impacts. This body of study grew out of the anti-toxic movement of the 1980's, and the findings of the time that environmental harms often correlated with race, class, or other axes of difference.
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==External links==
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*Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty, 1987—2007: A Report Prepared for the United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries [[http://www.ucc.org/justice/pdfs/toxic20.pdf UCC Report]]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:16, 6 December 2007

Environmental justice is a term that includes both the academic study of disparate environmental impacts as well as activism to address those impacts. This body of study grew out of the anti-toxic movement of the 1980's, and the findings of the time that environmental harms often correlated with race, class, or other axes of difference.

External links

  • Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty, 1987—2007: A Report Prepared for the United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries [UCC Report]