On October 28th, CHE-Alaska was joined by Claire Barnett, founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Schools Network, to discuss environmental health and justice aspects of schools re-opening across the US. We talked about a recently released collaborative playbook researched and released by the Healthy Schools Network and the
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Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) is a non-profit, statewide organization. We seek a full-time manager to direct operations that support all of ACAT’s endeavors. Each of ACAT’s staff members must be able to work independently as well as inter-dependently with other staff and board members to achieve ACAT’s mission: We believe everyone has a right to clean air, clean water, and toxic-free food. Driven by a core belief in environmental justice, ACAT empowers communities to eliminate exposure to toxics
CHE-Alaska Webinar: Recorded on September 30th, 2020
You can listen to the recording here (https://youtu.be/V5EvebQGH2s).
The proposed Pebble Mine, situated in the Bristol Bay watershed that is home to the world’s largest wild salmon runs, has been a contentious issue for Alaskans for many years. The debate about the mine continues to garner local and national media attention as the Pebble Partnership attempts to secure the necessary state and federal permits. In addition to projected environmental damage to wetlands, streams, and rivers
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