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Unformatted text preview: rivers (yes, computers just dumped in a body of water as a disposal method), buried in
landfills, or just left in piles. While the environment suffers in these areas, it’s really the inhabitants of that area,
the poorest residents that is, that actually live in a lot of that trash, or make a living by digging through that trash, and subjecting
themselves to a lot of toxins and pollutants as they strip old computer parts for valuable materials. Oil Oil ->Poor Communities
The demand for oil has put poor communities in constant danger.
Bullard 02 (Robert D Bullard Ph.D, Poverty, Pollution, and Environmental Racism: Strategies for Building Healthy and Sustainable
Communities,Environmental Justice Center, Clark Atlanta University, http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/PovpolEj.html)
Environmental racism also operates in the international arena between nations and between transnational corporations. Increased globalization of the
world's economy has placed special strains on the eco-systems in many poor communities and poor nations
inhabited largely by people of color and indigenous pe...
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- Spring '14