Alaska

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

Podcast Available – Upholding Science and Protecting Environmental Health in the Era of “Fake News”: A Conversation with Investigative Reporter Sharon Lerner

CHE-Alaska Call: Recorded February 28, 2018 Listen to podcast Sharon Lerner discusses her recent investigations into chemical industry cover-ups, the revolving door between industry employees and regulators, and industry challenges to the scientific evidence showing the danger of chemicals. In this podcast, you will also hear an update concerning the work of ACAT and WATER