Debating the Role of Government in Environmental Justice


This unit has outlined environmental debates that have shaped public opinion. For this assignment, please write an essay that addresses the topics listed below.

Discuss environmental debates regarding landfills and clean drinking water.

Identify the role of government in environmental justice.

Offer solutions to the paradox of having a government that passes laws to solve environmental problems for all yet does not carry out those laws in a consistent manner for communities of all races and socioeconomic levels.

In your essay, limit the number of direct quotations that you include from outside sources. The vast majority of your essay should be composed of paraphrases, and it should include your thoughts on the information you present.

Your essay should include the components listed below.

Include an introduction.

Your essay should be at least three full pages in length.

Include a title page and reference page; however, keep in mind that these do not count toward meeting the minimum page requirement.

Use at least three sources, two of which should be peer-reviewed articles from an Online Scholarly Library.

Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment. Please note that no abstract is needed.