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Environmental and Sustainability Studies: Special Topics: Environmental Justice

A guide to resources for Environmental and Sustainability Studies students

Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice: Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. - United States Environmental Protection Agency

Principles of Environmental Justice (1991): Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC, drafted and adopted 17 principles of Environmental Justice. Since then, The Principles have served as a defining document for the growing grassroots movement for environmental justice. 

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Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library