Further Reading

Online Literature


Toward Environmental Justice: Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs (1999).
Committee on Environmental Justice, Institute of Medicine

The National Academic Press provides access to more than 3,000 books that can be read in their entirety, for free online.


The Colorado College State of the Rockies Report Card
This report, produced by Colorado College, contains a detailed section called “Environmental Justice: Income, Race, Ethnicity, and Toxic Pollution in the Rockies Metro Areas.”

Environmental Justice Research Study
This report details the results of a study conducted by the Colorado Department of Transportation in compliance with Executive Order 12898, which requires each Federal agency to make achieving environmental justice part of its mission.

Library Resources

The Environmental Center library, located in UMC 355, currently has 25 titles related to environmental justice.

On the University library homepage, an LC Subject Heading search for ‘environmental justice’ will allow you to find books that give an overview of environmental justice, or books that describe EJ issues specific to a country or region.