Environmental assessment and social justice

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The purpose of this document is to describe an approach to assessing environmental justice issues at the start of proposed project. It is a structural approach to screening using readily available census data and commercial products that emphasizes the ability to replicate results and provide systematic data that can be used to identify spatial inequities. While our discussion of the methodology addresses only public health and safety issues related to certain minority and cohort sub-groups, systematic use of methodology could provide a valuable screening tool for identifying impacts particular to low-income groups. While the assumptions can be questioned as to ... continued below

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Vogt, B.M.; Sorensen, J.H. & Hardee, H. March 1, 1995.

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The purpose of this document is to describe an approach to assessing environmental justice issues at the start of proposed project. It is a structural approach to screening using readily available census data and commercial products that emphasizes the ability to replicate results and provide systematic data that can be used to identify spatial inequities. While our discussion of the methodology addresses only public health and safety issues related to certain minority and cohort sub-groups, systematic use of methodology could provide a valuable screening tool for identifying impacts particular to low-income groups. While the assumptions can be questioned as to applicability, they are based both on theory and practical knowledge.

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OSTI as DE95012501

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  • Other Information: PBD: Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE95012501
  • Report No.: ORNL/TM--12919
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/82264 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 82264
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc781658

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Vogt, B.M.; Sorensen, J.H. & Hardee, H. Environmental assessment and social justice, report, March 1, 1995; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc781658/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.