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environmental racism

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — United States History.

Intentional or unintentional racial discrimination in environmental policy‐making, enforcement of regulations and laws, and targeting of communities for the disposal of toxic waste and...

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Global Economy

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — United States History.

Commercial interactions on a global scale have been an important feature of the growth of the capitalist system for half a millennium. Patterns of trade as much as three or ...

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Locally Unwanted Land Uses

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — United States History.

Locally unwanted land uses such as toxic waste dumps, incinerators, smelters, airports, freeways, and other sources of environmental, economic, or social degradation. See also Nimby.

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National Forest

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — United States History.

Public land (mostly forest, range, or wildland) in the USA which is administered by the Forest Service of the US Department of Agriculture, under a programme of multiple use and sustained...

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