Water and Environmental Justice

  title={Water and Environmental Justice},
  author={Amy Vanderwarker},
Total Trihalomethane Levels in Major Watersheds across the United States
Trihalomethanes, such as chloroform, bromoform, dibromo(chloro)methane, and bromo(dichloro)methane, are present in the major watersheds across the United States. These chemicals play an important
Making sense of the 2016 water crisis in San Andres, a Colombian Caribbean Island
  • C. Velásquez
  • Political Science
    Anais Brasileiros de Estudos Turísticos - ABET
  • 2019
In October 2015, the Colombian Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) declared that the El Niño phenomenon had reached severe conditions, and later, on July 13, 2016,
Chapter 26: Water security and environmental justice in Nigeria and South Africa: achievable concord or discordant alliance?
As the world seeks responses to converging risks from inequality and environmental change, attention is placed on the role of improved governance for sustainable development. The way in which
Capacity, sustainability, and the community benefits of municipal utility ownership in the United States
  • G. Homsy
  • Economics
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform
  • 2018
ABSTRACT Most literature on utility sustainability focuses on internal operations; this misses the role that utilities could play within a community. This study measures the impact of municipal
The Paradox of Water and the Flint Crisis
Image courtesy of FlintWaterStudy.orgPeople in the United States have grown up believing two assumptions about tap water, assumptions that appear so basic they hardly need to be stated: (1) that th...
New Water Regimes: An Editorial
This editorial is an introduction to the special issue of Resources on New Water Regimes. The special issue explores legal geographies of water resource management with the dual goals of providing
Dams and Displacement in Turkey and Pakistan
The development policy makers in both Turkey and Pakistan believe that the construction of dams would bring development and prosperity in their countries. Believing in this development model, so far


An approach for developing a national estimate of waterborne disease due to drinking water and a national estimate model application.
The estimate illustrates the potential usefulness and challenges of the approach, and provides a focus for discussions of data needs and future study designs, as well as recognizing gaps in the data to support some of the model assumptions and uncertainties in the estimate.
The potential for high-performance design adoption in retail property portfolios
Growing legislative pressures and increasing stakeholder awareness of environmental issues are pushing the property market to consider high-performance, low-impact retail buildings. The office sector
The Broken Promise of Reclamation Reform
Understanding Race and Ethnicity in Rural America1
Rural sociologists have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the race and ethnic relations literature by focusing on the unique social position of minority communities in rural areas.
Environmental policy and equity: The case of superfund
This article analyzes the equity implications of the EPA's Superfund program by examining the geographic distribution of sites, who pays for cleanup, and cleanup pace. Although the “polluter pays”
Environmental Justice and Water Pollution Control
This study examines the third goal of the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water’s Environmental Justice Strategy that focuses on providing equal access to environmental infrastructure for
Local Risks, States' Rights, and Federal Mandates: Remedying Environmental Inequities in the U.S. Federal System
One of the most salient debates in environmental policy centers around perceived racial and class biases in exposure to environmental hazards. As with most aspects of environmental policy, states are