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MARYLAND CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRESS REPORT—
The 2013 Maryland Children’s Environmental Health Progress Report focuses on the environmental health concerns associated with pesticides, toxic chemicals, air and water pollution, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas extraction (‘fracking’) and climate change. Maryland has made much progress, and yet still there are many remaining opportunities to protect our children from exposure to toxics in the air, water, land and consumer products.
- Delegates: Children’s Environmental Health Report Provides Fuel for Change by Angela Harvey, Southern MD Online
Maryland lawmakers said they plan to use a new environmental report to support legislation designed to protect children from environmental health dangers, including pesticides and fracking chemicals.
- Report finds Bay contaminants widespread, severe in spots by Tim Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun
Environmental health advocates call for legislative action.
- January 2013: Vernice Travis Miller (Vice Chair of the Maryland Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities Commission quoted from the Executive Summary of our Progress Report in her keynote address to the Maryland Environmental Summit in Annapolis.
- Adventures in Philanthropy: Maryland Environmental Health Network by Betsy Nelson, Former President of the Association of Baltimore Area
MdEHN is featured as a new forum dedicated to better protection of both human health and the environment.
- Maryland SHIP Health Action Newsletter
Coverage of MDEHN’s October meeting on chemicals as reported in the newsletter of the Maryland State Health Improvement Process.
- We need more information about pesticides by Dr. Richard Humphrey, MDEHN Steering Committee member
Health officials in Maryland are kept in the dark about when are where dangerous chemicals are used.