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Author Archives: Sherri

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  2. 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 →

  3. 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 →

  4. Inseparable Futures: Healthy Food & Sustainable Agriculture

    Dr. Ted Schettler’s article, Inseparable Futures: Healthy Food and Sustainable Agriculture was just published in San Francisco Medicine, the journal of the San Francisco Medical Society. The entire issue, December 2016, Volume 89 Number 10 is devoted to environmental health topics. You can access the entire issue here.  Dr. Schettler’s article can be read here.

  5. The Case for Government Oversight and Regulation – Summer 2016 Networker

    Networker Volume 21 (4) Summer, 2016   The Case for Government Oversight and Regulation Editor’s note, by Carolyn Raffensperger Is it worth it? I know many activists were asking themselves this question after Congress passed legislation that tweaked our main toxic chemical law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It was an upgrade, not a…Read More →

  6. 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 →