Environmental Justice and Sustainability Impact Assessment: In Search of Solutions to Ethnic Conflicts Caused by Coal Mining in Inner Mongolia, China

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Lee Liu; Jie Liu; Zhenguo Zhang;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 6,issue 12 12,pages1-19 (issn: 2071-1050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su6128756
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | environmental impact assessment; sustainability impact assessment; environmental justice; public participation; ethnic conflict; China | ethnic conflict | sustainability impact assessment | TJ807-830 | China | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | environmental impact assessment | Environmental effects of industries and plants | public participation | environmental justice
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The Chinese government adopted more specific and stringent environmental impact assessment (EIA) guidelines in 2011, soon after the widespread ethnic protests against coal mining in Inner Mongolia. However, our research suggests that the root of the ethnic tension is a ... View more
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