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The Role of Community Engaged Research in Achieving Environmental Health and Justice

CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Download the presentation slides here (PDF) Listen to the recording here The CHE-Alaska speaker this month is Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, an Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University who teaches about environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, and community-engaged research. She has written

Toxic-Free Firefighters and Children Act 2019

Protecting Alaska’s firefighters and children from exposure to toxic chemicals - how you can help! Thanks to Representatives Geran Tarr (D-Anc) and Harriet Drummond (D-Anc), who are co-sponsors of the Toxic-Free Firefighters and Children Act, Alaska will have an opportunity to join 43 other states and cities (including Anchorage) that have or will soon have

Take Action to Protect Water Quality in Alaska!

Let Governor Dunleavy know that we need drinking water standards to protect Alaskans from PFAS   Decades of use of PFAS-containing firefighting foams has contaminated water in Alaska. To date, more than 100 individual PFAS source areas have been identified at nearly 30 locations across Alaska.The widespread presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in