Chronicles from the Environmental Justice Frontline

Chronicles from the Environmental Justice Frontline


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521660624
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Environmental justice struggles in perspective; 2. Roots of environmental justice in Louisiana; 3. The Nation's first major environmental justice judgment: the LES Clairborne Uranium Enrichment Facility; 4. EPA's environmental justice test case: the Shintech PVC Plant; 5. Media savvy Cajuns and Houma Indians fight Exxon's oilfield waste in Grand Bois; 6. Stress and the politics of living on a superfund site - the agriculture street municipal landfill (with Amanda Leiker); 7. The Empire Strikes Back: backlash and implications for the future; First hand resources on environmental justice struggles: web sites; Further readings.

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