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Testimony of Adewale Troutman before the Institute of Medicine Mar, 20, 2002

Publication Date:

March 20, 2002

Abstract:

Testimony of Adewale Troutman, M.D., M.P.H., on behalf of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) before the National Institute of Medicine...

Testimony to The Institute of Medicine Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century

Authors:

Milne, Thomas L.

Publication Date:

February 8, 2001

Abstract:

Testimony to the National Institute of Medicine by Thomas L. Milne, executive director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Feb. 8, 2001...

NACCHO Resolution 00-03 on Lead Poisoning Prevention

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

March 3, 2000

Abstract:

Resolution 00-03 on Lead Poisoning Prevention adopted Mar. 3, 2000 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

NACCHO Resolution 98-06 to Support Public Health Principles and Guidance for Brownfields Policies and Practices

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

September 23, 1998

Abstract:

Resolution 98-06 to Support Public Health Principles and Guidance for Brownfields Policies and Practices adopted July 23, 1998 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

NACCHO Resolution 02-04 To Promote Health Equity

Authors:

NACCHO,

Publication Date:

July 11, 2002

Abstract:

Resolution to Promote Health Equity adopted July 11, 2002 by the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Nichols-Denzenhall Precautionary Principle Campaign Proposal

Authors:

Shestek, Tim

Publication Date:

November 21, 2003

Abstract:

An internal memo written by the American Chemistry Council's Tim Shestek, proposing to hire a PR firm, Nichols Dezenhall, to conduct a covert campaign to subvert the precautionary principle in California...

Chemical Industry Told to Get Tough

Authors:

Martin, Glen

Publication Date:

November 21, 2003

Abstract:

Describes a plan by the American Chemistry Council to conduct a "covert" campaign to discredit and undermine the precautionary principle in California....

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Chemical Industry May Fight Tests

Authors:

Fischer, Douglas

Publication Date:

November 21, 2003

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Reports on a leaked memo showing that the American Chemistry Council is planning a campaign to discredit the precautionary principle in California....

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Business Meets Its Match

Publication Date:

July 3, 2003

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Describes the emergeing use of the precautionary principle to guide chemicals policy in Europe, over strenuous U.S. objections....

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Final Report of the Cal/EPA Environmental Justice Advisory Committee

Publication Date:

October 7, 2003

Abstract:

Final report of the California Environmental Protection Agency's Advisory Committee on Environmental Justice, recommending ways that Cal/EPA can promote environmental justice (and precaution) in all its programs, regulations, and policies. ....
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