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Safer Chemicals Policy Watch: November 2017
Posted On: November 8, 2017
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-Trump’s pick for EPA safety chief argued kids are less sensitive to toxins advanced by the Senate Environment Committee on Oct. 25, Trump’s appointee for the high-ranking EPA role has a controversial history as a consultant producing...

Hospitals are cooking up change by growing their own produce
Posted On: October 31, 2017
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There is an increasing trend in hospital farms. Twenty-six percent of Practice Greenhealth members including Boston Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital are growing farms or gardens on campus.

Health Care Climate Council to brief Congress on climate and health
Posted On: October 24, 2017
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The Health Care Climate Council will visit Capitol Hill Nov. 2 to deliver its first briefing to Congress. Hospital leaders from across the country will meet with members of Congress and their staffs to share how the U.S. health care sector is...

Physicians testify on climate and health
Posted On: October 18, 2017
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Boston area doctors from Physicians for Policy Action testified before Massachusetts state legislators in September in support of increasing the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). An RPS is the foundation for clean energy markets and a...

EPA repeal of Clean Power Plan endangers health
Posted On: October 10, 2017
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Health Care Without Harm strongly opposes the Environmental Protection Agency’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. If fully implemented, the Clean Power Plan would significantly reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector, while also...

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