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Heroes Regional Park Library

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6075 N 83rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303 United States

August 2022

Where Do Landfills Go? A History of Environmental Justice

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heroes Regional Park Library, 6075 N 83rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303 United States
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Where do we dump our toxic waste? Where do we bury contaminated soil? Where do we put our industrial waste facilities? Hazardous sites are most frequently placed near Black and brown neighborhoods. Environmental pollution, whether dirty air or contaminated water, has disproportionately impacted communities of color for decades. Years of governmental support for housing discrimination through practices such as redlining created communities segregated along racial lines. Red-lined neighborhoods then became targets for environmental degradation. Zoning and city and state permits…

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