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Reports and Studies on Children's Environmental Health

Handbook of Pediatric Environmental Health. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2nd Edition. To order visit www.aap.org or call 847-434-4000. 

America's Children and the Environment: A First View of Available Measures. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Children's Health Protection and the Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation, National Center for Environmental Economics. EPA 240-R-00-006, December 2000. To order call 1-877-590 KIDS or visit www.epa.gov/children.

In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development. Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility. May 2000. The report is available online and downloadable in PDF format at www.igc.org/psr/. To order printed copies call 617-497-7440.

National Survey of Public Perceptions of Environmental Health Risks. Princeton Survey Research Associates for Health-Track, a project supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts through a grant to Georgetown University. June 2000. To order visit www.health-track.org

Polluting our Future: Chemical Pollution in the U.S. that Affects Child Development and Learning. National Environmental Trust (www.environet.org), Physicians for Social Responsibility (www.psr.org), and Learning Disabilities Association of America (www.LDAAmerica.org). September 2000.
The report is available on-line and downloadable in PDF format at www.safekidsinfo.org.

Rebuilding the Unity of Health and the Environmental: A New Vision of Environmental Health for the 21st Century. Institute of Medicine (www.iom.edu). Book Number 0-309-07259-X, June 2000. To order call the National Academy Press at 1-800-624-6242 or visit www.nap.edu.

Scientific Symposium on Environmental Contaminants Affecting Children: Proceedings. Children's Environmental Health Institute. October, 2000. The proceedings will be available for order on-line in September, 2001 at www.cehi.org

National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals. The report is a new publication that will provide an ongoing assessment of the U.S. populations' exposure to environmental chemicals using biomonitoring. Centers for Disease Control, National Center on Environmental Health. March, 2001. www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/report

Trade Secrets: A Bill Moyers Report is an investigation of the history of the chemical revolution and the companies that drove it. March 26, 2001. www.pbs.org/tradesecrets or to order a video call 1-800-257-5126, or visit the website at www.films.com.

Play at Your Own Risk: The Hidden Dangers of Pesticide Use in Texas' City Parks. Texas Pesticide Information Network. March, 2001. Visit www.txpin.org or call 512/477-4431 to order.

Brain Food: What Women Should Know About Mercury Contamination in Fish. Environmental Working Group, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, April 12, 2001. Contact EWG at 202-667-6982 or go to www.ewg.org/pub/home/reports/brainfood/pr.html

Death, Disease & Dirty Power: Mortality and Health Damage Due to Air Pollution from Power Plants. October, 2000 and A Clear the Air Report: Casting Doubt. August, 2000. Both are from the Clean Air Task Force. Visit www.cleartheair.org or call 617-292-0234.

 

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