In Honor of Black History Month: Robert D. Bullard

Dr. Bullard is the Edmund Asa Ware Distinguished Professor of Sociology & Director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He had authored 15 books that cover the topics of sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, industrial facility siting, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, emergency response, smart growth, and regional equity. He has been graced with the title of "Father of Environmental Justice" and was in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know. Newsweek named his as one of 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century. (Source: www.ejrc.cau.edu/staff.html)

Bullard was one of the planners of the 1st National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 91' and later helped the Clinton administration write the watershed order that requires all Federal agencies to consider environmental justice in their programs. (Source: www.grist.org/article/dicum/)

Thank you, Dr. Bullard for your contributions toward environmental justice.

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