Call for Papers for the 6th Annual State of Environmental Justice in America Conference

Announcing the Call for Papers for the 6th Annual State of Environmental Justice in America Conference. Selected abstracts will also have the opportunity to submit manuscripts for publication as proceedings in a supplement to the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Please your abstract of 500 words or less to C4Papers@ejconference.net no later than February 15, 2012.

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Environmental Justice Scorecard – See Statistics on Your Area

Find environmental justice statistics on your area from scorecard.org:  http://www.scorecard.org/community/ej-index.tcl

The subject of environmental justice is important, sensitive, and hard to measure. Advocates make a strong case that poor communities and communities of color can bear more than their share of environmental burdens – but in which places, and to what extent?Scorecard profiles environmental burdens in every community in the U.S., identifying which groups experience disproportionate toxic chemical releases, cancer risks from hazardous air pollutants, or proximity to Superfund sites and polluting facilities emitting smog and particulates. Environmental justice analyses are also available in spanish.