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City Of Fort Hancock, Texas Incorporation In Texas, Daniel J. Quiñones Nov 2005

City Of Fort Hancock, Texas Incorporation In Texas, Daniel J. Quiñones

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Pursuing Environmental Justice Through The Courts: An Overview Of The Process And Why It Has Failed, Julie Lynne Hershenberg Oct 2001

Pursuing Environmental Justice Through The Courts: An Overview Of The Process And Why It Has Failed, Julie Lynne Hershenberg

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This project brought together two issues that dominate policy debates in the southwestern U.S. and especially along the United States – Mexico Border; namely, environmental justice, and legal liabilities associated with adverse environmental actions. Both are major implementation problems. In the southwest the issue becomes more problematic as the two-nations meet face-to-face, and the maquiladora industry continues to expand, creating new burdens on an already stressed environment as a result of industrial practices that have not always meet U.S. environmental standards.