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The Planet, Autumn 1997, And Justice for All?



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Publication Date

Fall 1997


Western Washington University. Associated Students. Environmental Center; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies

Editor in Chief

Reiber, Derek


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Managing Editor: Anita White; Graphic Design: Adam Gottschalk, Christopher Luczyk, Derek Reiber, Anita White; Writers: Brandon Carter, Gabriel Cruden, Adam Gottschalk, Valerie Graber, Michael Graham-Squire, Scott Morris, Tim Quiggle, Christopher Schwindt; Business Manager: Teari Brown

Photography Editor

Luczyk, Christopher


Miles, John

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Planet and Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Table of Contents

They Won't be Painting for Long

Two Western students are leading the fight for environmental justice in south Seattle. by Gabriel Cruden

Sovereignty's Last Stand

In the face of resource-hungry industries, Indians struggle for control over their land and destinies. by Anita White

A Brief History of Environmental justice

A burgeoning movement builds upon the foundation of the past while planning for the future. by Tim Quiggle

Somebody's Gotta Do It

"Free informed consent." "Economic blackmail." Notions unimportant to Washington state residents? Think again. by Adam Gottschalk

Tipping the Scales of Justice

Taking a hard look at the strengths and weaknesses of Environmental Justice. by Christopher Schwindt

10 Misconceptions about Environmental Justice

Cutting through the rhetoric of environmental justice critics. by Michael Graham-Squire and Brandon Carter

Bitter Harvest

The innocent are blindly walking the stalks while pesticide exposure leaves them high and dry in health. by Valerie Graber

The Realities of Replanting

We all enjoy the green, forested hillsides of the Northwest. But do we know who does the real work to keep it all green? by Scott Morris




Publication at Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State)


Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies


Student publication, Ecology, Environmental Studies

Document Type


Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Human ecology--Washington (State)--Periodicals; Ecology--Washington (State)--Periodicals

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals; Huxley College of the Environment--Students--Periodicals


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The Planet, 1997, Autumn

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