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Lesson 7: Environmental Justice and Urban Brownfields


In this lesson, students will explore the environmental and social justice issues around the placement, development, and revitalization of urban brownfields. Students will take a stand on the resolution of the case of one urban brownfield given incomplete information based on their knowledge of scientific, environmental and social justice issues. They will discuss the merits and drawbacks of each others’ stances, and students will then compare their stance with what happened in the case.