WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE?
Environmental justice is defined in California law as "the fair treatment of people of all races, cultures, and incomes with respect to the development, adoption, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies."
Department of Toxic Substances Control defines environmental justice as "equal application of environmental protection for all communities and citizens without regardto race, national origin or income."
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