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Author Archives: Sherri

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  2. 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 →

  3. How to Embed the Precautionary Principle in Community Decision-Making and the Comprehensive Plan

    Carolyn Raffensperger has written a white paper on: How to Embed the Precautionary Principle in Community Decision-Making and the Comprehensive Plan.  This paper will be printed in the June issue of the Metropolitan Council of Minnesota Comprehensive Plan expert articles.You can also read the article here: How to Embed the Precautionary Principle in Community Decision-Making

  4. Less Meat, More Options, Better Health

    A new report released by Health Care Without Harm, Redefining Protein: Adjusting Diets to Protect Public Health and Conserve Resources, distills current research to reveal the human, environmental, and social impacts of the production of high-protein foods other than meat to arm hospitals with key information to design the healthiest plate. The impact of hospital…Read More →

  5. 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 →

  6. Legal Background for Dakota Access January, 2017

    By Carolyn Raffensperger On Monday, January 23, 2017, the President signed a mix of presidential memoranda and executive orders that address Dakota Access, Keystone, and future pipelines. –For a good overview of the difference between executive orders and presidential memos, see this: http://www.usatoday.com/…/executive-order-vs-pres…/96979014/ The major legal question for Dakota Access is whether they already have…Read More →