List of Resources

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Agencies and Organizations (in alphabetical order)

                            Each of them can be downloaded at the links above, or on our website here:                              

  • *Collaborative on Health and the Environment "(CHE) is a diverse network of more than 3500 individual and organizational Partners in 45 countries and 48 states, working collectively to advance knowledge and effective action to address growing concerns about the links between human health and environmental factors.
  • Environment and Human Health, Inc. "Environment and Human Health, Inc., is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting human health from environmental harms through research, education and the promotion of sound public policy. Environment and Human Health, Inc. is made up of doctors, public health professionals and policy experts committed to the reduction of environmental health risks to individuals."
  • European Public Health Alliance
  • GASP Fight Angry Air. It is the mission of GASP to clean up Alabama’s air. We will strive to reduce air pollution, educate the public on the health risks associated with poor air quality and encourage the community’s leaders to serve as role models for clean air and clean energy production.
    • Children and the Elderly 'Children may look like miniature adults, but they’re not. Air pollution is especially dangerous to them because their lungs are growing and because they are so active. Just like the arms and legs, the largest portion of a child’s lungs will grow long after he or she is born.'"
  • Healthy Child Healthy World:  Healthy Child Healthy World has been a national leader for nearly two decades, igniting a movement of awareness and responsibility. We inform and inspire millions of people to take action and create cleaner, greener, safer environments where children and families can flourish.
  • UV Lights Burns. "Teachers battle dangerous lighting conditions.  Broken metal halide light bulbs, the kind used to illuminate gyms and other school buildings, can cause painful eye and skin damage."
  • Voices for Alabama's Children "VOICES for Alabama’s Children was the first, and remains the only, organization to document the conditions of children in each of our state’s 67 counties. From building public awareness to leading legislative advocacy efforts, all of VOICES’ activities are based on a solid foundation of research."

Websites and Publications

  • *Sick Schools 2009 National Report, Coalition for Health Schools reports -Percent of Schools with at Least One Inadequate Building Feature,  68%, Percent of Schools with at Least One Unsatisfactory Environmental Factor   57%Percent of Children.
  • Webinar on December 9, 2009 Autism, Vaccine Injury and Mercury Toxicity Webinar with Dr. Buttar , Wednesday, December 9, 2009 9:00 PM - 10:15 PM EST, "There is NO COST to attend this webinar. . . This webinar will provide answers to questions which people have regarding Autism, mercury toxicity, vaccine injury and their inter-relationship. 
  • CoalPollution Damages Human Health at Every Stage of Coal Life Cycle, Reports Physicians for Social ResponsibilityPRNewsWire, "Coal pollutants affect all major body organ systems and contribute to four of the five leading causes of mortality in the U.S.: heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory diseases. . .There are 584 coal ash dump sites in the U.S., and toxic residues have migrated into water supplies at dozens of sites. While every stage of the coal life cycle impacts human health, the combustion phase exacts the greatest toll." Many of these coal ash dump sites such as Arrowhead in Alabama are located near schools.
  • Environmental Health News, is published daily by Environmental Health Sciences, a foundation-funded journalism organization founded in 2002. Our daily e-letter, Above The Fold, is available for free. Our syndication services also are available for free and are used by over 300 other websites around the world.
  • Children's Environmental Health Network "protecting the fetus and the child from environmental hazards."
  • Healthy Children Magazine online, "This quarterly magazine for parents is written, reviewed and approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation’s foremost experts in child health. It features in-depth articles on a wide range of important health topics including immunization guidelines, common childhood illnesses and conditions, developmental and behavioral issues, nutrition and fitness recommendations, and much more."
  • Healthy Child Healthy World, "igniting a movement that inspires parents to protect young children from harmful chemicals."
  • "We challenge those who believe they can continue to violate the public trust to stop and listen to the buzz of millions of people visiting websites, emailing each other, blogging and chatting online about what is going on behind closed doors. We promise to hold you responsible for your actions. We call this process "e-accountability".
  • Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families"Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families is a groundbreaking coalition of diverse groups united by their common concern about toxic chemicals in our homes, places of work, and products we use every day."
  • Sunflowers Naturals. Good source of articles and informative links, Such as


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