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  1. Dear President Obama: NoDAPL

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    November 1, 2016   Dear President Obama,   Your administration is in the midst of reviewing the permits for Dakota Access’ crude oil pipeline as described in a memo released Sept. 9th, 2016. We strongly urge you to expand the review to the entire pipeline route and not limit it to the Missouri River crossing at Lake Oahe…Read More →

  2. The Rise of the Water Protectors

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    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 →

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

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    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 →

  4. More than 8 Million Michiganders were Poisoned

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    Dear Friend and Ally,   On a 52-acre site along Michigan’s Pine River, a pre-World War II chemical plant made DDT for government use, and later PBBs, polybrominated biphenyls, an early flame retardant. In the 1970s, PBBs were accidentally mixed into cattle feed. Hundreds of Michigan farm families lost their herds.More than 8 million Michiganders…Read More →
  5. New Networker on (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations

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    SEHN Networker Volume 21 (2) February, 2016 (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations   The Archetypes, the work, and the journey “If you could ask Dante where he got the idea of life as a road, or Rilke where he found the notion that time is a destroyer, they might have said the…Read More →