Environmental justice: human health and environmental inequalities.

  title={Environmental justice: human health and environmental inequalities.},
  author={Robert J. Brulle and David Pellow},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
In this review, we provide an introduction to the topics of environmental justice and environmental inequality. We provide an overview of the dimensions of unequal exposures to environmental pollution (environmental inequality), followed by a discussion of the theoretical literature that seeks to explain the origins of this phenomenon. We also consider the impact of the environmental justice movement in the United States and the role that federal and state governments have developed to address… 

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