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Poor, Black and Dumped On

HERBERT, BOB (2006) Poor, Black and Dumped On. The New York Times. p. 29.

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Bob Herbert Op-Ed column on blacks afflicted by illness caused by environmental dumping in places like Anniston, Alabama, where chemical plant produced thousands of pounds of PCB for years; residents of poor, black neighborhood were found to have highest concentrations of PCB's in blood of anyone ever tested; charges that systematic placement of hazardous facilities in black areas is nothing less than unconscionable extension of Jim Crow policies

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Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental dumping, chemical plant, PCB, systematic placement of hazardous facilities in black areas, hazardous waste landfill,
Subjects: Health > Health Equity
Health > Public Health
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases
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    Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 19 May 2011 15:44
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/639

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