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2 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 1 environmental injustice Is this a case of environmental injustice? Please push your ENTER key to advance thru this slide show!

3 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 22. These are excellent questions! Let’s deal with them one at a time. What is environmental justice? … does that affect my loved ones?

4 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 3. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – it includes equitable access to a healthy environment such as healthy air, clean water and protected land. What is environmental injustice?

5 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 44. What is environmental justice? Environmental justice means each person, regardless of situation or circumstance, has equal opportunity for a safe and clean environment, free from burden or bias We are all entitled to cleaner air, healthier water and better protected land – for us, our children and future generations.

6 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 5. KCP&L and Hyde Park understand not bringing harm to neighborhood health & values. They halted siting a substation in Hyde Park. What is environmental injustice?

7 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 6. Environmental justice it means all people, have equitable access to a healthy environment, free of excessive stress that harms health and well-being. What is environmental injustice? We are all entitled to cleaner air, healthier water and better protected land – for us, our children and future generations.

8 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 7. Studies have proven that minority and low-income communities are far more likely to have inequitable access to a healthy environment. What is environmental injustice?

9 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 8. The phrase environmental injustice was developed to recognize those minority and low- income communities that are bearing a heavy load of pollution and industry. What is environmental injustice?

10 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 9. As we have shown in other presentations (both Stressor and the Toxics & Children's Health slide shows), the Westside is carrying a disproportionate environmental burden in Kansas City. What is environmental injustice?

11 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 10. This is a matter of environmental injustice. We cannot add yet another burden with the many environmental and other stresses brought with another electrical substation. What is environmental injustice?

12 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 11. Say NO! to another Westside substation Substations hurt our property values. Substations blight our neighborhood with ugliness. Substations threaten our health & safety. For our children:

13 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 12. Say NO! to another Westside substation For our children:

14 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 13 Who needs to hear YOU say “ NO Substation on the Westside ” Councilman Terry Riley Chairperson (816) gets at Councilwoman Cindy Circo Co-Chair (816) gets at Councilwoman Beth Gottstein (816) gets at Councilman Ed Ford (816) gets at Councilman John Sharp (816) gets at KCMO Plans & Zoning Cmte

15 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 14 Who needs to hear YOU say Michael Chesser Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Great Plains Energy & KCP&L P.O. Box Kansas City, MO “ NO Substation on the Westside ”

16 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 15 Who needs to hear YOU say “ NO Substation on the Westside ” Michael Merriman Chairman & President Financial Holding Company 300 W 11th St Kansas City, MO Thomas A. McDonnell Chief Executive Officer & President DST Systems Vince Dasta President DST Realty 333 W. 11 th Street Kansas City, MO 64106

17 We’re Better Together Westside Community Action Network Neighbors + Businesses + Social Services + Faith Groups + Government Together 16. Say NO! to another Westside substation For our children:


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