Environmental Justice: Land Use Considerations in the Urban Environment

Posted by on October 17, 2003

[posted from Student Environmental Action Committee list]

Environmental Justice: Land Use Considerations in the Urban Environment
Student Center-Rutgers University, Camden
Tuesday, October 21
5:30 – 9:00 PM
Sponsored by the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Industrial pollution affects many of New Jersey’s cities and suburbs. Environmental justice works to correct existing damages and to stop the trend of locating sources of pollution in urban neighborhoods. This session will identify environmental justice issues and explore strategies for local and regional partnerships to prevent further environmental injustices. Participants will learn how to expand local efforts to effect change.

. Valorie Caffee, Work Environment Council, provides history/overview of environmental justice.

? Ann E. Goode, nationally known researcher from the National Academy of Public Administration, will provide municipal strategies.

? A representative of NJ DEP will explain State programs that can aid municipalities as they address land use issues.

..plus a case study from Waterfront South neighborhood in Camden.

There is no charge for this seminar, but reservations are required. To register or for more information, or directions, please contact info@anjec.org by email or call, 973-539-7547

Please call me (609 278-5088) with any questions.
-Mike Hunninghake, Association of NJ Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)

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