University of Washington Tacoma
Mikailah Grover and Hannah Rajacich
Date of Interview
This interviewee discusses the issue from an anthropocentric viewpoint, stressing that disadvantaged communities are usually the ones who bear the brunt of environmental-related problems. And while the interviewee stresses air pollution and the proximity of I-5 to poor neighborhoods as examples of injustice, he also points out that low-income, inner-urban areas suffer from a lack of nutritious food. He also discusses the role of politicians and political structures, and what their responsibilities should be relative to ensuring environmental equity.
Gawel, James E., "Jim Gawel Interview" (2013). Puget Sound Environmental Justice Interviews. 6.
Additional FilesGawel_Transcript.docx (23 kB)