Monthly Archives: June 2013

Our Bodies, Our Environment

This new report from the EPA explores how the built environment affects the natural environment and human health.  It reviews hundred of studies published since 2001 (when EPA first did such a technical review) that track the interactions between land use, … Continue reading

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Senator Frank Lautenberg, environmental public health advocate

Senator Lautenberg, who has figured so prominently in this blog for the past week, died this morning.  He was 89.  A five-term senator from New Jersey, he came to public service after a career in business, at the end of … Continue reading

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