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Environmental Justice Documents and Resources

Environmental Justice Documents and Resources


The following is a list of important documents, resources and links related to environmental justice issues.

 

This statement, considered a vitally important "founding" document of the environmental justice movement, was drafted and adopted by delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held in 1991 in Washington, DC.

 

These 2 groundbreaking studies - commissioned by the United Church of Christ - show the relationship between the location of toxic waste sites and the ethnicity and income levels of the communities where these sites are located.  The reports also offer recommendations for policies to address environmental racism and injustice.

 

This site is a remarkable collection of environmental justice resources - including reports, news articles, bibliographies, and much more.

 

The US Environmental Protection Agency has a range of environmental justice programs and resources.

 

This statement is one of the best-known supporting statements for the Precautionary Principle.

 

The Environmental Research Foundation - the long-time publisher of Rachel's Democracy and Health News - offers a range of articles, studies and resources on environmental health and justice issues.

 

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