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Should We Put Our Feet in the Water? Use of a Survey to Assess Recreational Exposures to Contaminants in the Anacostia River
(Libertas Academica, 2015-04-29)
The Anacostia River, a tributary of the Potomac River that flows into the Chesapeake Bay, is highly contaminated with raw sewage, heavy metals, oil and grease, trash, pathogens, excessive sediments, and organic chemicals. ...
A Critical Review of an Authentic and Transformative Environmental Justice and Health Community — University Partnership
(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2014-12-11)
Distressed neighborhoods in North Charleston (SC, USA) are impacted by the cumulative effects of multiple environmental hazards and expansion of the Port of Charleston. The Low Country Alliance for Model Communities (LAMC) ...
Spatial disparity in the distribution of superfund sites in South Carolina: an ecological study
(Springer Nature, 2013-11-06)
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Superfund is a federal government program implemented to clean up uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Twenty-six sites in South Carolina (SC) have been included ...
Being overburdened and medically underserved: assessment of this double disparity for populations in the state of Maryland
(Springer Nature, 2014-04-04)
Environmental justice research has shown that many communities of color and low-income persons are differentially burdened by noxious land uses including Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) facilities. However, limited work has ...