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Environmental Hazards: Is Environmental Racism Real?

pp. 41-42 of Rethinking Mathematics: Teaching Social Justice by the Numbers

By Larry Miller

Key websites:

Interactive map maintained by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:
http://www.epa.gov/enviro/wme

Voices of the Grassroots:
http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/voicesfromthegrassroots.htm

For a detailed description of the how one class took action on this lesson, see "Students Blow the Whistle on Toxic Oil Contamination" in Rethinking Our Classrooms, Volume 2, page 144.