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Mossville Environmental Action Now

Mossville Environmental Action Now has been working on environmental pollution in the United States, Mossville, Louisiana . [1] The organization is significant for its role in advocating for people affected by pollution. [2]

MEAN became incorporated as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the state of Louisiana in 1999. [3] In 2005 MEAN became party to a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights seeking to hold the United States government accountable for violation of Mossville residents’ human rights. [2] Mossville Environmental Action Now is one of the first environmental justice organizations to bring the US government to the forefront of environmental protection. [4]

References

  1. Jump up^ Staff. “UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Mossville Environmental Action Now” . US Human Rights Network . US Human Rights Network . Retrieved 1 December 2016 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Cahill-Jackson, Jeannine (1 May 2012). “Mossville Environmental Action Now v. United States: Is a Solution to Environmental Injustice Unfolding?” . Pace International Review Online Companion . 3 (6): 174.
  3. Jump up^ Louisiana Secretary of State. “Mossville Environmental Action Now” . Louisiana Secretary of State Business Filings . Louisiana Depart of State . Retrieved 1 December 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ Staff. “IACHR Admits Cases Involving Ancestral Lands and ‘Environmental Racism ‘ ” . International Justice Resource Center . International Justice Resource Center . Retrieved 2 December 2016 .

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