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Name of Article:
A Longitudinal Analysis of Environmental Equity in Communities With Hazardous-Waste Facilities 
Title of Book/Journal:
Social Science Research 
Type:
Article 
English Translation:
 
Publication Date:
June 1996     
Author(s):
Et al:
D. L. Anderton
A. B. Anderson
 Editor(s):
 
Volume:
25 
Issue: 2
Pages: 124 - 148  
Corporate Author:
 
Publisher:
   
EPA Number:
 
Other Number:
   
Keyword(s):
HAZARDOUS WASTE-FACILITY SITING
LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES
MINORITY COMMUNITIES
SITING
Comments:
 
 
 
 
    
 
Annotation:
Early environmental equity studies claimed that hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDF) were disproportionately located in minority and low income communities. Recently, research has challenged such claims. No national study has evaluated potential inequities that may be inherent in the process used to determine where TSDFs will be located, nor has research been conducted on the extent to which community demographics change as a result of the siting of facilities. This article presents findings from the first national tract-level longitudinal study of communities with TSDFs. The findings show no stark evidence of environmental inequity. The results suggest that compositional changes in host communities may best be explained by general population trends.
 
 
       
 
 
 

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