27 March 2010

Ramapough Mountain Indians

In class we recently talked about learning the deeper stories of social conflict embedded in environmental conflicts, but we didn't really get to explore the classic issues of environmental justice.  In the Highlands, specifically in Ringwood, there has been an ongoing fight over the impacts of Ford's dumping.  The Superintendent of Ringwood's schools writes about how Ford recently agreed to pay out $3 million dollars to children of the Ramapough Mountain Indians.

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