Through the Tour, organizations, families and neighborhoods all over the country will be able to state clearly the vision for our future. What kind of communities, what kind of world do we want to leave for the next generations? Specific answers to these questions are varied: clean water to replace rivers and wells contaminated with toxic chemicals. Sustainable farming practices in which the use of pesticides is no longer desired. Use of safer technologies for clean up and disposal of old military waste. Increased energy from the sun and wind, in place of dirty, coal-fired power plants. And the list goes on.
More broadly, statements like the Principles of Environmental Justice, the Louisville Charter, and others provide a foundation on which specific solutions can be implemented.
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Click on the link below or the big red button to view Environmental Justice Profiles. These profiles illustrate some of the struggles taking place across the nation in an effort to bring an end to environmental injustice.