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The Facts: Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline

A financial analysis by Executive Director, Carolyn Raffensperger on the moral and financial reasons for banks and other investors divesting from Dakota Access.

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A Story of Health

A multimedia e-book now available

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Fracture: Essays, Poems, and stories on fracking in America

First-of-its-kind anthology. Now available

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  1. The Rise of the Water Protectors

    The Rise of the Water Protectors Networker Volume 21(5), Fall 2016 A letter from Carolyn Raffensperger, Returned from Standing Rock   Friends, I write this in the heat of the struggle to block Dakota Access’ nefarious pipeline. I just returned from Standing Rock and jumped into protests for the Iowa reach of the pipeline. For…Read More →

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Recent Blog

  1. Who’s in charge? A book review of “The Toxic Schoolhouse”

    By Kaitlin Butler For more information, to view the press release and to pre-order the book, visit Baywood Publishing Company’s webpage.   Environmental public health has had its forays into the spotlight. Six decades ago, the term “environmental disaster” had people in the US thinking of Love Canal and Chernobyl. Later, maybe Three Mile Island, DDT,…Read More →

  2. Dementia Slows Down: An Unanticipated Benefit of Environmental Policies?

    Dementia Slows Down: An Unanticipated Benefit of Environmental Policies? Ted Schettler Science and Environmental Health Network   The risk of dementia grows as we grow older and since people live longer now than in the past we expect to encounter this dreaded diagnosis more often. Surprisingly though, US and European studies that account for changes…Read More →

  3. Unprecedented Alliance Agrees Toxic Chemicals Are Hurting Brain Development

    An unprecedented alliance of leading scientists, health professionals, and children’s health advocates, including SEHN’s Science Director, Ted Schettler, has come together to publish a consensus statement concluding that scientific evidence supports a causal link between exposures to toxic chemicals in food, air and everyday products and children’s risks for neurodevelopmental disorders.  The alliance, known as…Read More →

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