ENVIRONMENT

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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Energy justice is a public health issue
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July 31, 2020

APHA's Center for Climate, Health and Equity talks with ecoAmerica about its priorities.
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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Where there’s wildfire, there’s smoke
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Sophie Wazlowski

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July 06, 2020

Like so many climate change effects, growing wildfire threats disproportionately impact vulnerable communities.
50 Years Earth Day 2020

Environment / Climate Change


Earth Day turns 50
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Louise Dettman

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April 22, 2020

Broadening conversations on environment and health as annual event marks half century.
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Environment


APHA speaks against EPA rule that endangers health protections
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Louise Dettman

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April 16, 2020

Fighting restrictions on use of best available science.
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Guest Post / NPHW / Environment / Coronavirus


NPHW guest post: Will the lessons of the pandemic stick?
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Kim Krisberg

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April 09, 2020

The response to COVID-19 offers insights for improving the public’s health, including the fight against climate change.
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Climate Change / Environment / The Nation's Health


Toxic algae blooms creating hazards for US public health
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Mark Barna

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October 09, 2019

Toxic algae blooms are increasing, and they're threatening public health.
Mimi Musa

All Things APHA / Environment


APHA talks children's environmental health at NEHA 2019
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Louise Dettman

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August 14, 2019

APHA presented at the 2019 National Environmental Health Association annual conference
Tribal Public Health Summit attendees Yasmin Bowers, Morita Yazzie, Mariah Norwood, Former Miss Navajo Nation Ms. Sonny Dooley, Tincer Yazzie, Sr. and Tincer Yazzie, Jr.

Guest Post / Environment


10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes
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Louise Dettman

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June 06, 2019

Tribal public and environmental health take center stage in New Mexico. Yasmin Bowers, senior environmental health fellow at APHA, reports in today's guest post.
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Child Health / Environment / Words from Members


It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer
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David Fouse

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May 15, 2019

In the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kid
Kate Robb

Environment / Voices


Earth Day: working toward water equity
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David Fouse

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April 22, 2019

Today is Earth Day. APHA’s Katherine Robb discusses the challenges facing water quality and opportunities to work toward water equity.
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Environment / Voices


Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is "appropriate and necessary"
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Dr. Georges Benjamin

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April 12, 2019

APHA's Georges Benjamin and Union of Concerned Scientists' Kathleen Rest call out the toxic sleight of hand in the agency’s latest proposal.