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Week of May 13, 2013
President Obama said “YES WE CAN” to addressing Climate Change Jan 23, 2013 | By Kimberly Hill-Knott, Policy Manager This week, we witness a historic moment when President Barack Obama, the nation’s first African American, was sworn in for a second term in office on Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. As thousands of people descended on Washington, DC and more »
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Bills to Watch Out For
Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children. (EPA) Therefore, since April 2008, the Environmental Protection Agency has required firms performing renovation, repair and painting work on pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be EPA certified in Lead RRP, and more »
Posted on September 27, 2012 In: Advocacy, Community Development, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, EPA, Events, Federal Policy, Green Jobs, Land Use, Local Policy, State policy, Uncategorized
Who: Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ)
The EPA’s Smart Growth office has released a draft document tying together Smart Growth, Environmental Justice and Equitable Development.
Announcement from the national Environmental Justice list-serv run by the EPA: To encourage healthy, sustainable schools and communities, the Council for Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), the National Center for Safe Routes to School, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity, and EPA are offering a series of educational webinars, including more »