Health

November 1, 2010 to November 4, 2010

2010 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities

The Environmental Council of the States, World Resources Institute and United States Environmental Protection Agency are collaborating in this conference to provide a better understanding and use of a broad array of environmental information aligning with the Administration's call for open government and transparency, participation and collaboration.

Senate Trio's Climate Bill Said To Hide Info on Fracking Poisons

A March 23, 2010, Greenwire article reports that the draft Kerry-Lieberman-Graham climate bill may include language to keep potentially toxic ingredients from gas drilling secret from the public whose health may be harmed by them.

April 22, 2010

U of Toronto's Centre for Environment Research Day

On Earth Day, the University of Toronto will host a free presentation of research conducted by members of its Centre for Environment.

"1 in 4 Parents Buys Unproven Vaccine-Autism Link"

"One in four U.S. parents believes some vaccines cause autism in healthy children, but even many of those worried about vaccine risks think their children should be vaccinated. Most parents continue to follow the advice of their children's doctors, according to a study based on a survey of 1,552 parents. Extensive research has found no connection between autism and vaccines."

Source: AP, 03/01/2010

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