The paper aims to examined the distribution of sites coming within the Industrial Pollution Control (IPC) regime against patterns of deprivation. The findings points out socially unequal distribution of IPC sites in England. The sources of pollution are disproportionately located in more deprived areas and near to deprived populations. The study concludes with the methodological challenges of analyzing environmental justice and its policy implication.
Walker G Mitchell G Fairbum J Smith G, Industrial pollution and social deprivation: evidence and complexity in evaluating and responding to environmental inequality, 2005: Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, Vol: 10, No: 4.