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May 02nd 2014:Environmental Justice: Race, Class and Environmental Quality

Do America’s poor, working-class, and persons of color bear a disproportionate share of the country’s environmental problems? Are environmental hazards to human health more likely to be located near the neighborhoods of those who are the most vulnerable and least powerful in our society? Has the mainstream environmental movement helped –or hurt- the underrepresented segments of our population with NIMBY-ism? Today we’ll explore these sensitive, but essential topics with the “father of Environmental Justice”, Dr. Robert Bullard. Professor Bullard was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Sho

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Dr. Robert D. Bullard

Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. Professor Bullard received his Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University. He is the author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, emergency response, smart growth, and regional equity. Professor Bullard was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know, Bullard: Green Issue is Black and White. In 2008, Newsweek named him one of 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century. And that same year, Co-op America honored him with its Building Economic Alternatives Award (BEA).
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio Do America’s poor, working-class, and persons of color bear a disproportionate share of the country’s environmental problems? Are environmental hazards to human health more likely to be located near the neighborhoods of those who are the most vulnerable and least powerful in our society? Has the mainstream environmental movement helped –or hurt- the underrepresented segments of our population with NIMBY-ism? Today we’ll explore these sensitive, but essential topics with the “father of Environmental Justice”, Dr. Robert Bullard. Professor Bullard was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know, in 2008, Newsweek named him one of 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century, and in 2013, he was honored with the Sierra Club John Muir Award, the first African American to win the award. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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