The journal is edited by Sylvia Hood, the sustainability director for Illinois-based Environmental Health Research Associates, and also Kenneth Olden, the former director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences whose work with environmental justice advocates helped forge a relationship between communities and the federal government. In fact, environmental justice activists were in D.C. for, among other things, a symposium Olden and NIEHS helped convene in February 1994 when the community activists were called to the White House for President Clinton’s signing of a new executive order on environmental justice.
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