Why Environmental Justice Still Has a Considerable or Long Way to Go — Motivation & Environment

The health risks posed by incinerators, landfills, hazardous waste dumps, and polluting factories located in communities, called for the need to enforce environmental justice which is a concept that embodies the belief that everyone is qualified to be protected from environmental pollution and hazards, regardless of their race, age, gender, income, country of origin, or social status. Over the past few decades, some individuals organized environmental justice movements to prevent the construction of landfills, incinerators, and other types of polluting structures near or within communities inhabited by people. This article gives a few instances to show why, despite the efforts that have been made, environmental justice still has a considerable or long way to go, especially when the Earth as a whole is still being polluted without complete restrain. (Featured Image Credit: Pixabay.com.)

Why Environmental Justice Still Has a Considerable or Long Way to Go — Motivation & Environment

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