Saturday, May 12, 2007

Environmental Racism Report

Saturday May 12, 2007 - Is it intentional or just coincidence that 60 percent of the 9 million people living within 1.8 miles of US commercial waste disposal facilities are minorities? Minorities make up about a 1/4 of the US population.

An April 5, 2007 article from The New Standard Website cites stats from a 2007 study and a 1987 report that examined the proximity of minority communities to hazardous waste sites.

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