For the case study , each student is to locate and elaborate a CURRENT case study of environmental injustice or racism in NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, or PENNSYLVANIA.Your case study  should briefly detail the following:

  • Problem overview
  • Background
  • Demographics of the area
  • Key actors (Links to an external site.)/institutions involved
  • Victims and costs of the event
  • Responses by government and local community groups
  • How does this fit in to the environmental justice framework

For examples of case studies, please visit: http://www.umich.edu/~snre492/cases.html (Links to an external site.)

For a starting point on areas with EJ issues, you might want to play around with the EPA mapping tool: https://ejscreen.epa.gov/mapper/ (Links to an external site.).

must be a minimum of five (5) pages, double-spaced, not including your works cited page. The major points must be substantiated by references to articles in academic journals and/or professional books (not including introductory textbooks; and not including material assigned for this course). A minimum of five (5) sources are expected. Citations and references should follow the APA citation method.