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Environmental Inequality in Postwar America

Mapping Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice History in America
Historical source materials, including primary texts, images, and maps; lists, with annoatations, of secondary sources; scientific, demographic, and health data; and original oral interviews. Plus more than 100 original “Final Reports” on specific environmental justice sites primarily written by undergraduate and graduate students from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers-Newark.
EJSCREEN: Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool
EPA mapping tool. Choose a geographic area; EJSCREEN then provides demographic and environmental information for that area. Includes 11 environmental Indicators and six demographic indicators.
Energy Justice Network Map
Search (address, city, zip code, etc.) and filter by and locate energy facilities (operating, proposed, expand, or closed). Select a facility to see ownership, history, and a "Environmental Justice Analysis" table.
Waste Lands: America's Forgotten Nuclear Legacy
Wall Street Journal interactive database. "During the build-up to the Cold War, the U.S. government called upon hundreds of factories and research centers to help develop nuclear weapons and other forms of atomic energy. At many sites, this work left behind residual radioactive contamination requiring government cleanups, some of which are still going on." Maps, reports, and documents relating to specific sites.
TOXMAP: Environmental Health Maps
A GIS from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) that uses maps of the United States and Canada to help users visually explore data primarily from the EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund Programs. Users can create nationwide, regional, or local area maps showing where TRI chemicals are released on-site into the air, water, and ground. It overlays U.S. Census demographic data, income figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and health data from the National Cancer Institute SEER program, and the National Center for Health Statistics.

Environmental Justice Atlas

Environmental Justice Atlas: United States of America
Click on map to find linked information and data on social conflict around environmental issues in the U.S.

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