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Unformatted text preview: to go into their area. This service redlining covers everything from parcel deliveries to repair people to food deliveries. Environmental Racism Environmental racism refers to the overwhelming likelihood that toxic-producing plants and toxic waste dumps are located where poor people, especially racial minorities, live. The irony of the poor having to sacrifice to the most harmful environmental problems is that they are not the pollutersthe affluent are. The wealthy drive excessively; travel in jet planes; have large, air-conditioned homes; consume large quantities of resources (conspicuous consumption); and have the most waste to dispose....
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