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Environmental Justice Via Green Infrastructure

courtesy Urban BiofilterUrban Biofilter’s planned bamboo forest in West Oakland would filter the air and create green jobs. According to a recent report from Prevention Institute, for every $12,500 in income difference between families in Alameda County, CA, people in the poorer family can expect to die a year sooner. This disparity holds true across the country, and in urban areas the effects are compounded as the poorest families typically have far higher…
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by: Brent Bucknum – Winter 2010

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