The Environmental Protection Agency defines environmental justice this way: “Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies” (Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Science).


Step 1: Respond to the following:

Consider a situation of environmental justice that you’ve experienced firsthand or know about in your community or elsewhere. Describe what makes this an issue of environmental justice. Address the specific impacts and the populations that bear the greatest burden(s).

Instruction :

1. APA Style

2. 1 Page

3. With outside sources and reference