New EPA Resources: Children and the Environment
Posted by on November 7, 2003
[posted from the Center for a Livable Future newsletter]
NEW EPA RESOURCES: CHILDREN AND THE ENVIRONMENT
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the availability of new resources on environmental risks to children The “America’s Children and the Environment” website is a new resource for researchers, policymakers and concerned citizens on children’s environmental health. The site presents trends for levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of women and children; and childhood illnesses that may be influenced by environmental contaminants. The website features a background summary for each issue, graphs, data explanations and data sources with on-line links where available. Visit the website at http://www.epa.gov/envirohealth/children/.
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