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Precautionary-Principle

  1. The Precautionary Principle, A Retrospective

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      The Precautionary Principle; A Retrospective Volume 23 (1) January 2018 “When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.” The Wingspread Statement, 1998 Visit Our Website Friends of SEHN, A few years ago…Read More →

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

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    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

  3. 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 →

  4. Contempt For Small Places

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    Newspaper editorials deplore such human-caused degradations of the oceans as the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone,” and reporters describe practices like “mountain removal” mining in eastern Kentucky. Some day we may finally understand the connections.