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Lecture6 - NIMBYs Notinmybackyard Banana MOVIE:

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NIMBYs Not in my back yard Banana Build absolutely nothing anywhere near anything MOVIE: THE RISE OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE Foreign Minorities suffer the most and benefit the least “People in poor communities were not interested in environmental issues” got its start in the 1980s in Warren County, North Carolina merger of Civil Rights and  Environmental movement Against toxic waste landfill Unsuccessful, but gave other grassroots campaigns hope 3 out of 4 waste sites were in minority areas 1987 Report: Waste and Race o overwhelming disproportion in colored communities 3 out 5 african Americans lived near toxic waste sites environmental racism racial discrimination in environmental policy making polluters in white communities get higher penalties than  those in colored communities Kettleman City, in Kings county San Joaqin valley o
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