49 CM Mass Transit Neg - MASS TRANSIT NEG DDI 2008...

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Unformatted text preview: MASS TRANSIT NEG DDI 2008 Clark/Martin Gabriella/Michael Mass Transit Neg Mass Transit Neg ........................................................................................................................................................ 1 SQ Solves ...................................................................................................................................................................... 2 AE Cant Replace FF .................................................................................................................................................. 3 AE Cant Replace FF .................................................................................................................................................. 3 Grassroots Necessary .................................................................................................................................................. 5 AT: Shouldnt Evaluate Econ/Politics DA .............................................................................................................. 6 NGOs CP ...................................................................................................................................................................... 7 1 MASS TRANSIT NEG DDI 2008 Clark/Martin Gabriella/Michael SQ Solves No Inherency: Grassroots groups already taking offensive. Robert D Bullard , Environmental Justice Resource Center, 4/4/20 2 , http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/ejinthe21century.htm The environmental protection apparatus is broken and needs to be fixed. The environmental justice movement has set out clear goals of eliminating unequal enforcement of environmental, civil rights, and public health laws. Environmental justice leaders have made a difference in the lives of people and the physical environment. They have assisted public decision makers in identifying "at risk" populations, toxic "hot spots," research gaps, and action models to correct existing imbalances and prevent future threats. However, impacted communities are not waiting for the government or industry to get their act s together. Grassroots groups have taken the offensive to ensure that government and industry do the right thing. Communities have begun to organize their own networks and force their inclusion into the mainstream of public decision making. They have also developed communication channels among environmental justice leaders, grassroots groups, professional associations (i.e., legal, public health, education, etc.), scientific groups, and public policy makers to assist them in identifying "at risk" populations, toxic "hot spots," research gaps, and work to correct imbalances....
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