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Grassroots Voices in the Second Garbage War Social Equity and NYCs Latest Solid Waste Management Plan

Talia Groom
Macalester College
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There needs to be equality; we all need to share the burden. It’s not by chance these things are in areas of color –City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito There are only so many places in the city where you can site this type of thing because of zoning. These places are low-income communities that were overburdened then and are overburdened now- Gavin Kearney, director of Environmental Justice at New York Lawyers for Public Interest 

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Kimberly Devi Milner, “Incinerators Will Foul the Air, Activists Warn,” Hunts Point Express, June 22, 2012. (Both quotes were taken from this article).

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Volume 3, Number 1, February 2013

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