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Environmental justice and environmental racism

This is a topic-guide for environmental justice and environmental racism. Inside it you will find brief introductions to the topic, helpful videos, suggested readings, and links to Iowa State University Library resources.

Famous Cases

Warren County, North Carolina

The case that coined the term "environmental racism", Warren County, NC is an example of how NIMBY-ism often causes environmental containments to be stored, dumped, or ignored in poor, rural areas populated by people of color.

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Erin Thomas
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Contact:
150 Parks Library
Iowa State University
515 294-9886