Environmental Racism

Does Pollution Discriminate?

by Downwinders on November 1, 2012

Yes. Or rather the forces that shape where pollution and people co-exist. Historically we know that low-income and non-white urban areas are more likely to have polluting factories, Superfund Sites and illegal dumping. In large part, this is because the places within a city where "undesirable" heavy industries were allowed to locate were also traditionally […]