Environmental Health

March 2, 2023 to March 5, 2023

AAAS Annual Meeting

Reporters with appropriate credentials are eligible for complimentary registration to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. and online. This year's theme is "Science for Humanity."


"'Clusters' of Death"

"In many places around Western Pennsylvania residents see clusters of death and clusters of people sickened by cancer or heart and lung diseases. And, like Lee Lasich, a Clairton resident, they're frustrated that government health and environmental agencies don't see them too, don't do something about the problems and don't take a tougher stance on enforcement of air pollution regulations."

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/13/2010
December 15, 2010

White House Environmental Justice Forum

This event, planned by EPA's Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice, will "bring together environmental justice community leaders, state, local and tribal government officials, Cabinet members, and other senior Federal officials for a discussion on creating a healthy and sustainable environment for all Americans." 


Evidence Showing Threat Posed by Medusahead Grows

This invasive grass that already has a grip on about 2 million acres in the West makes the rangeland it invades virtually worthless for grazing, harms many animals that contact it or try to eat it, increases wildfire risk, and creates monocultures that have very low biodiversity and crowd out numerous native plant and animal species.

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