Environmental Justice and NIMBY (Not in my backyard) Issues

  • Environmental Justice and the NIMBY Principle: "The NIMBY principle, however well meaning it may be, prevents the construction of new environmentally sound sites, and forces HW facilities to be built upon pre-existing, already contaminated sites that are frequently located in depleted neighborhoods." Has a bibliography of related reading.
     
  • Environmental Justice: Scholoarly reports from an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to research, analysis, education, and publication focused on public policy issues in the areas of economics, foreign policy, and governance.
     
  • Environmental Justice Group: A multi-cultural, multidisciplinary student group dedicated to promoting environmental justice for all communities affected disproportionately with environmental burdens.