|The subject of environmental justice is important, sensitive, and hard to measure. Advocates make a strong case that poor communities and communities of color can bear more than their share of environmental burdens - but in which places, and to what extent?
Scorecard profiles environmental burdens in every community in the U.S., identifying which groups experience disproportionate toxic chemical releases, cancer
risks from hazardous air pollutants, or proximity to Superfund sites and polluting facilities emitting smog and particulates.
Environmental justice analyses are also available in spanish.