Environmental Justice Analysis: Theories, Methods, and by Feng Liu

By Feng Liu

Is the environmental justice debate completely an fiscal factor? Is it a social factor in addition to an ethical, political, or technological know-how factor? In Environmental Justice research: Theories, tools, and perform writer Feng Liu indicates it's all of them. He offers a multi-perspective, multi-disciplinary, and inter-disciplinary method of examining environmental justice issues.
Liu demonstrates how state of the art applied sciences and strategies comparable to the net, Geographic details structures, and modeling instruments can give a contribution to higher fairness research and coverage reviews. He makes a speciality of many of the tools of environmental justice examine, supplying you with an built-in framework for engaging in rigorous fairness research.
Environmental Justice has simply been positioned on the head of the environmental coverage schedule. Federal governments have a mandate to investigate the affects of federal guidelines, courses, and initiatives on teams and groups. conscientiously and severely studying all facets of the difficulty, Environmental Justice research: Theories, equipment, and perform provide you with a accomplished and analytical remedy of theories and strategies for interpreting and assessing environmental justice and fairness concerns.

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Agencies should determine whether, in the area affected by the proposed action, “there may be disproportionately high and adverse human health © 2001 by CRC Press LLC 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. ” Notwithstanding these environmental justice considerations in the NEPA process, the power of NEPA to address environmental justice concerns has its limitations. As the CEQ guidelines point out, “[t]he Executive Order does not change the prevailing legal thresholds and statutory interpretations under NEPA and existing case law.

Two case studies involving the Houston and Los Angeles metropolitan areas are used to illustrate this modeling approach. Finally, the distributional impacts of national ambient air quality standards are analyzed. Hazardous waste facilities are the most controversial among environmental justice concerns. Chapter 11 deals with three types of waste facilities: hazardous waste facilities, Superfund sites, and toxics release facilities. For each one, we briefly discuss basic concepts about these wastes and waste facilities.

The letters also challenged the environmental groups for their lack of accountability to minority communities in the United States and Third World countries. In July 1991, the NEEJ submitted an open letter to the EPA “that documented more than a decade’s lack of enforcement of environmental regulations in communities of color in the region” (Moore and Head 1993:120). In January 1990, a small group of scholars, researchers, and grassroots activists attended the Michigan Conference on Race and the Incidence of Environmental Hazards.

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