BP Waste Dump Sites

via Colorlines

5 of the 9 sites where BP has chosen to dump its “nonhazardous” oily solids are areas with high percentages of people of color. I’m curious to see the socioeconomic makeup of the other 4 sites:

It’s sad, but not surprising, considering the southern states have long been used as dumping grounds for toxic waste, especially in areas that have high concentrations of minorities and poor people.

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