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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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Inseparable Futures: Healthy Food & Sustainable Agriculture

San Francisco Medical Society. The entire issue, December 2016, Volume 89 Number 10 is devoted to environmental health topics.

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Updates of Interest

  1. Stories to Mend the Night-Songs to Mend the Soul.

    A House Concert by Ilene Evans hosted by Carolyn Raffensperger. Join us by conference call for an hour of song and story The evening of Tuesday, October 3rd 8-9 pm eastern, 7-8 pm central, 6-7 pm mountain, 5-6 pm pacific Featuring 2012 & 2014 Women’s Congress presenter: Storyteller, Ilene Evans A storytelling program to lift…Read More →

  2. Washing Away Antimicrobials, Article in Greenhealth

    Following a scientific statement against commonly used antimicrobials, Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm are supporting members with the Hand Soaps Challenge. This article by K.F. Mitchell discusses industry and governmental guidelines suggesting that protocols eliminating the antimicrobial agents triclosan and triclocarban from hand soaps used for general handwashing would better protect patients and…Read More →

  3. Passion into Action! Support the Work of SEHN and the Women’s Congress

    Science & Environmental Health Network Networker Volume 22 (3) Spring Appeal, 2017. ‘I’m a futurist, so let me foretell: Trump trashing Paris will enrage and inspire a new, radically ambitious American climate movement. And when we come, we’re not going to be coming looking for a few gestures – some subsidies, a little cap-and-trade, a…Read More →

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Recent Blog

  1. The Heartland: Environmental threat or promise?

    Networker Volume 22 (2), March, 2017 Dear Reader   The Heartland and all the bordering rural areas are often described as “fly-over” country, places that barely merit a glance out the airplane window. And yet these vast lands are emerging as the center of both great environmental hazards and great environmental promise. For instance, crude…Read More →

  2. The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology?

    The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology? Ted Schettler March, 2017   Meat consumption in countries around the world varies more than 30-fold, with the US near the top. Our appetite for meat, estimated to be on average 137-250 pounds per person annually, far exceeds nutritional recommendations. [1] [2] [3] Meanwhile many people in other…Read More →

  3. Action Alert on Dakota Access

    By Carolyn Raffensperger Call the Army Corps of Engineers Now. In a fast moving chess game over Dakota Access, the President just issued a Presidential Memo to the Army Corps of Engineers telling it to fast track Dakota Access and 1) to review and approve the construction and operation of DAPL; 2) consider whether to…Read More →

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