The best that nature has to offer should be readily available to people of all cultural backgrounds and diverse economic levels. Similarly, man’s waste, refuse and poisons—those toxics that are damaging our natural habitat—should not be foisted upon the economically disadvantaged.
The Clean Water and Clean Air Acts are federal laws that rely upon citizen participation for their successful implementation. This lesson chapter explains how model ordinances can be put into place to assist municipalities in becoming more sustainable, and the role that students, teachers and citizen activists can play in that process.
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