The Role Of Environmental Racism In The Community

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Organizing protests with Greenpeace, the Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is the best way to educate others about environmental racism in their community. According to Huebert (n.d), “If an entire community makes it voice heard, then the industry and government cannot help but listen. Whether the motivation is justice or saving face in front of the media, action will be outspoken about environmental concerns, the industry[‘s] path of least resistance will change” (p.1). The St. James Citizens for Jobs and the Environment are engaged in discussions regarding environmental racism because low-communities of color show signs of unhappiness and poor health.

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