ARTICLES: Human Rights and the Environment: A Synopsis and Some Predictions



* Barry E. Hill is the Director of the Office of Environmental Justice of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He has also taught a course in environmental justice for the last ten years at the Vermont Law School. Steve Wolfson is a senior attorney with the EPA International Environmental Law Office and has participated in such international treaty negotiations as the Rotterdam Convention and the U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Jordan and Singapore. Nicholas Targ is the Legal Counsel to the Office of Environmental Justice of the U.S. EPA, and founding Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee on Environmental Justice, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. The views expressed in this article are solely those of the authors. No official support or endorsement by the EPA or any other agency of the federal government is intended or should be inferred.

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