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Brief Research Summaries

Race, Wealth, and Solid Waste Facilities in North Carolina:


Researchers examined permits from more than 400 solid waste facilities to determine if solid waste facilities were more often sited in low income communities or communities comprised primarily of people of color. Read about this issue on-screen, download the PDF, or view a presentation about research addressing this question.

This research was presented to the North Carolina Joint Select Committee on Environmental Justice on October 23, 2006. Read a summary of this testimony.

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